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Landon Donovan


Position         : Forward

Date of birth : 4 March, 1982

Team              : San Jose Earthquakes (USA)

Nationality     : USA

Notes              : Was named best player  of World U/17 Championships in 1999 as USA made fourth place in the tournament. Star of this team who signed a contract at 16 with Bayer Leverkusen. Has also played for U/23 and full international team. Was part of the US team at the Olympics that finished fourth. Made his international debut Vs Mexico on 25/10/00. Was named the Chevrolet US Young Male Player of the Year for 2000. Has returned to the US to play in the MLS with San Jose Earthquakes. Leverkusen have the option to take him back after two years. Scored seven goals and 10 assists in the regular season for San Jose in 2001. Scored two goals at the 2002 World Cup to help USA reach the quarter-finals.



LAST UPDATED: 1 August, 2002


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