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Landon Donovan applauds the crowd as he leaves (Credit: Getty Images)

Landon Donovan applauds the crowd as he leaves the field after the USA's loss to Brazil in a friendly match at the New Meadowlands Stadium. (Aug. 10, 2010)

Landon Donovan

Photo highlights of Landon Donovan's soccer career with the Galaxy, the USMNT and overseas.

Landon Donovan of Everton shoots toward keeper Rui
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Landon Donovan of Everton shoots toward keeper Rui Patricio of Sporting Lisbon during the UEFA Europa League Round 32 first leg match. (Feb. 16, 2010)

Landon Donovan of the Los Angeles Galaxy in
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Landon Donovan of the Los Angeles Galaxy in action in a game against the Philadelphia Union. (April 2, 2011)

Landon Donovan applauds the crowd as he leaves
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Landon Donovan applauds the crowd as he leaves the field after the USA's loss to Brazil in a friendly match at the New Meadowlands Stadium. (Aug. 10, 2010)

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In this photo released by CBS, Landon Donovan
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In this photo released by CBS, Landon Donovan sits down with Harry Smith to discuss the U.S. team's run in the World Cup. (June 30, 2010)

Landon Donovan and David Letterman, right, kick soccer
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Landon Donovan and David Letterman, right, kick soccer balls at passing taxis while taping a segment for "The Late Show with David Letterman." (June 29, 2010)

In this photo released by the YES Network,
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In this photo released by the YES Network, United States soccer player Landon Donovan, left, is interviewed by host Michael Kay on the set of "CenterStage," in New York, on Wednesday, June 30, 2010. (AP Photo/YES Network, Ellen Wallop) **NO SALES**

In this photo released by the New York
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In this photo released by the New York Stock Exchange Euronext, United States soccer player Landon Donovan poses with a soccer ball on the floor of the Exchange. (June 30, 2010)

Landon Donovan celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal
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Landon Donovan celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal against Algeria to send the U.S. into the Round of 16. (June 23, 2010)

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Landon Donovan, left, celebrates after scoring a last-minute
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Landon Donovan, left, celebrates after scoring a last-minute goal to send the United States to the Round of 16 of the World Cup after a 1-0 win over Algeria. (June 23, 2010)

Landon Donovan, center, celebrates after scoring a goal
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Landon Donovan, center, celebrates after scoring a goal against Algeria. (June 23, 2010)

The United States' Landon Donovan, front left, celebrates
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The United States' Landon Donovan, front left, celebrates after scoring a goal in stoppage time to defeat Algeria, 1-0, and advance to the Round of 16. (June 23, 2010)

Carlos Bocanegra of the United States, center, celebrates
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Carlos Bocanegra of the United States, center, celebrates with Landon Donovan, right, as Steve Cherundolo looks on after a 1-1 draw against England at the 2010 World Cup. (June 12, 2010)

Landon Donovan holds up his fist during training
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Landon Donovan holds up his fist during training at Pilditch Stadium in Pretoria, South Africa. (June 10, 2010)

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Landon Donovan speaks during a news conference at
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Landon Donovan speaks during a news conference at Irene Farm. (June 9, 2010)

Landon Donovan of the United States exchanges shirts
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Landon Donovan of the United States exchanges shirts with a Turkish player after a pre-World Cup warm-up match against Turkey at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. (May 29, 2010)

Landon Donovan of the United States dribbles the
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Landon Donovan of the United States dribbles the ball up field during a pre-World Cup warm-up match against Turkey at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. (May 29, 2010)

Landon Donovan of the United States reacts to
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Landon Donovan of the United States reacts to the fans after a friendly match against the Czech Republic. (May 25, 2010)

Football Player Matt Ryan, baseball player Derek Jeter
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Football Player Matt Ryan, baseball player Derek Jeter and soccer player Landon Donovan attend the Gillette - EA SPORTS Champions of Gaming Global Finals at ARENA Event Space in New York City. (April 14, 2010)

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Landon Donovan of the Los Angeles Galaxy slides
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Landon Donovan of the Los Angeles Galaxy slides in an attempt to keep the ball in play during an MLS match against the Kansas City Wizards. (April 24, 2010)

Los Angeles Galaxy's Landon Donovan, left, dribbles by
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Los Angeles Galaxy's Landon Donovan, left, dribbles by Houston Dynamo's Richard Mulrooney, right, during the first half of an MLS game in Houston. (April 10, 2010)

Los Angeles Galaxy's Landon Donovan shouts while setting
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Los Angeles Galaxy's Landon Donovan shouts while setting up a corner kick next to CD Aguila's Deris Umanzor. (March 21, 2010)

Los Angeles Galaxy's Landon Donovan moves the ball
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Los Angeles Galaxy's Landon Donovan moves the ball during soccer practice at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. (March 17, 2010)

Landon Donovan of Everton is lifted in the
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Landon Donovan of Everton is lifted in the air by Jack Rodwell after scoring the fourth goal during a Premier League match between Everton and Hull City at Goodison Park. (March 7, 2010)

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Los Angeles Galaxy's Landon Donovan, left, shakes hands
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Los Angeles Galaxy's Landon Donovan, left, shakes hands with MLS Commissioner Don Garber after a meeting. The MLS and its players reached an agreement on a five-year contract that would avoid a strike. (March 22, 2010)

Landon Donovan of the United States controls the
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Landon Donovan of the United States controls the ball during a game against the Netherlands. (March 3, 2010)

Landon Donovan of Everton is challenged by Darren
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Landon Donovan of Everton is challenged by Darren Fletcher and Gary Neville of Manchester United at Goodison Park. (Feb. 20, 2010)

Landon Donovan of Everton in action during a
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Landon Donovan of Everton in action during a Premier League match between Everton and Manchester United. (Feb. 20, 2010)

Landon Donovan, left, in action during the English
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Landon Donovan, left, in action during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park, Liverpool. (Feb. 10, 2010)

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Everton's Landon Donovan shoots on goal during an
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Everton's Landon Donovan shoots on goal during an English Premier League match against Liverpool. (Feb. 6, 2010)

Dan Gosling, right, of Everton celebrates scoring his
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Dan Gosling, right, of Everton celebrates scoring his team's second goal with Landon Donovan during a Premier League match between Everton and Manchester United. (Feb. 20, 2010)

The U.S. and Landon Donovan landed in World
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The U.S. and Landon Donovan landed in World Cup Group C with England, Algeria and Slovenia.

USA's Jozy Altidore, center, and teammate Landon Donovan,
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USA's Jozy Altidore, center, and teammate Landon Donovan, left, react after Clint Dempsey, not seen, scored a goal against Brazil in the Confederations Cup final.

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