Landon Timothy Donovan is an American retired professional soccer player who is currently the manager of USL Championship side San Diego Loyal SC. A former forward, he holds numerous individual records in Major League Soccer and for the United States national team and is regarded as one of the greatest U.S. men's soccer players of all time. A native of Southern California, Donovan was a member of the inaugural class of the U.S. Soccer youth residency program in Bradenton, Florida. He was named Player of the Tournament for his role in the United States under-17 squad that finished fourth in the 1999 FIFA U-17 World Championship before signing with German club Bayer Leverkusen later that year. In 2005, after six years with Leverkusen, the majority of which were spent on loan with the San Jose Earthquakes of MLS, Donovan moved back to the United States permanently to sign with the Los Angeles Galaxy.
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About Landon Donovan
Midfielder who joined the US Men's national soccer team in 2000 and shortly after became one of the team's leaders.
He scored 7 goals in his first organized soccer match.
He became the all-time highest-scoring American World Cup player.
He married Bianca Kajlich on the last day of 2006, but the couple separated in July of 2009. He then married Hannah Bartell; the couple are parents to sons named Talon and Slate.
He played alongside David Beckham on the LA Galaxy.
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- Designated Players (MLS)
- United States men's under-23 international soccer players
- CONCACAF Gold Cup-winning players
- San Jose Earthquakes players
- Club León footballers
- Olympic soccer players of the United States
- LA Galaxy players
- Major League Soccer All-Stars
- Bayer 04 Leverkusen players
- FC Bayern Munich footballers
- Footballers at the 2000 Summer Olympics
- United States men's under-20 international soccer players
- United States men's youth international soccer players