Born March 4th, 1982 in Ontario, California Landon Donovan is one of Major League Soccer?s most recognizable strikers. MLS Star and US Men?s National Team veteran, Landon Donovan is known for his quick pace and finishing touch. A member of the inaugural US Soccer Residency Program in Bradenton, Florida, Donovan chose to not attend college and begin to play professional right out of high school. He signed with Bayer Leverkusen II, while soon thereafter moved up to Bayer Leverkusen and eventually was loaned to the San Jose Earthquakes.
While playing for the Los Angeles Galaxy, Donovan was even loaned out to the English Premier League?s Everton and Bundesliga power-house Bayern Munich. Donovan is also a vital member of the US Men?s National Team, having scored over 45 goals in over 135 appearances.