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Landon Donovan Biography

Landon Timothy Donovan is an American association football player, currently playing for the Los Angeles Galaxy. He usually plays as a withdrawn forward, and can also be used as an attacking midfielder on either wing. A member of the inaugural class of the U.S. Soccer residency program in Bradenton, Florida, Donovan was declared player of the tournament for his role in the United States U17 that finished fourth in the 1999 FIFA U-17 World Championship. He further extended his profile when he signed with the German side Bayer Leverkusen. After six years with the club, the majority of which was spent on loan at the San Jose Earthquakes, Donovan moved to the Los Angeles Galaxy in 2005, though he returned to the Bundesliga for a three-month spell at the start of 2009 on loan to Bayern Munich. He went on loan again from January to March 2010 with English Premier League side Everton. He is a four-time winner of the U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year award as well as the only three-time winner of the Honda Player of the Year award, having won it seven times.His goals in the 2010 World Cup made Donovan the highest scoring American player in World Cup history.

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Rumours: Atletico de Kolkata trying to sign Landon Donovan
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Landon Donovan breaks MLS all-time goal scoring record
Landon Donovan breaks MLS all-time goal scoring record
Will U.S. suffer without Landon Dononvan at Fifa World Cup 2014 ?
Will U.S. suffer without Landon Dononvan at Fifa World Cup 2014 ?
Klinsmann leaves out Donovan from US World Cup squad
Klinsmann leaves out Donovan from US World Cup squad
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