Landon Donovan the All Time US goal scorer

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by John Santos

I was finally able to convince one of my hard line Mexico supporting cousins to come check out the US.  It was also USA Sweden Soccer Ticket 150x150 Landon Donovan the All Time US goal scorera good bonding experience with him who has since become more like a brother to me.

Landon Donovan also broke the all time US goal scoring record with his 35th goal for the US national team as the US beat Sweden 2-0.

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Landon Donovan Facts

  • At the age of 17, Landon was the third-youngest player to ever be called into a U.S. Men’s National Team training camp (for the USA-Argentina match on June 13, 1999).
  • Landon earned “Man of the Match” honors twice during the 2002 Gold Cup.
  • In 2005, English club Portsmouth made Bayer Leverkusen an offer for Landon. His German club made a deal with the Galaxy instead.
  • Landon led the Galaxy in goals in each of his first five years with the club, with a low of eight (2007) and a high of 20 (2008).
  • Landon surpassed Eric Wynalda as Team USA’s all-time goal scorer when he netted his 35th goal in a 2009 match against Sweden.
  • Donovan earned his 100th cap for Team USA at the age of 26. He was the fourth-youngest player ever to do so.
  • Landon was named to the MLS all-time Best XI after the league’s tenth season.


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