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Landon Donovan
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Full name Landon Timothy Donovan
Date of birth 4 March 1982 (1982-03-04) (age 39)
Place of birth Ontario, California, United States
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Forward
Youth career
1998-1999 IMG Academy
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2000-2005 San Jose Earthquakes
2001-2004 Bayer Leverkusen (loan)
2005-2014 LA Galaxy
2009 Bayern Munich (loan)
2010 Everton (loan)
2016 LA Galaxy
2018 León
National team
2000-2014 United States 157 (57)
  • Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Landon Donovan (born 4 March 1982) is a former American soccer player. He played for the Los Angeles Galaxy and United States national team, and was the captain for both of them. He is the former captain of The Los Angeles Galaxy and USMNT.

Donovan is the leader of assists for the US national team, and also the second place for most appearances (caps).

Club career statistics

Club performance League
Season Club League Apps Goals
United States League
2001 San Jose Earthquakes Major League Soccer 22 7
2002 20 7
2003 22 12
2004 23 6
Germany League
2004/05 Bayer Leverkusen Bundesliga 7 0
United States League
2005 Los Angeles Galaxy Major League Soccer 22 12
2006 24 13
2007 25 8
2008 25 20
Germany League
2008/09 Bayern Munich Bundesliga 6 0
United States League
2009 Los Angeles Galaxy Major League Soccer 25 12
England League
2009/10 Everton Premier League 10 2
United States League
2010 Los Angeles Galaxy Major League Soccer
Country United States 208 96
Germany 13 0
England 10 2
Total 231 98

International career statistics

United States national team
Year Apps Goals
2000 1 1
2001 8 0
2002 20 6
2003 15 7
2004 14 5
2005 15 6
2006 11 0
2007 12 9
2008 9 3
2009 15 5
2010 8 3
2011 10 1
2012 6 3
2013 10 8
2014 3 0
Total 157 57

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