Landon Donovan is considered to be the greatest American soccer player ever. For the United States national team, Donovan is the all-time leader in scoring and assists, and has the most caps of all active players. Donovan is the highest scoring American player in the World Cups. He is the all-time Major League Soccer leader in goals and assists. He is also the leading goal scorer in MLS playoffs and second in assists. He is a four-time winner of the U.S. Soccer Player of the Year award (the only male to do so and the only male to win in consecutive years), as well as seven-time winner of the Honda Player of the Year award. He won the MLS championship five times, twice with the San Jose Earthquakes, and three times with the Los Angeles Galaxy. With the National Team, Landon won the CONCACAF Gold Cup in 2002, 2005, 2007, and 2013. He was the Gold Cup MVP in 2013 and was the tournamentís top goal scorer four times.
On August 7, 2014, Donovan announced that he would retire at the end of the 2014 Major League Soccer season.
Landon started to play soccer when he was 5 years old. He scored seven goals in his first game. He has been the official endorser of the Wild Soccer Bunch since 2010.