Landon Donovan

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Landon Timothy Donovan (born March 4, 1982) is an American retired professional soccer player who is currently the manager, co-founder, and vice-president of soccer operations for USL Championship side San Diego Loyal SC. A former forward, he holds numerous individual records in Major League Soccer (MLS) and for the United States national team and is regarded the greatest U.S. men's soccer players of all time. Donovan signed for Bayer 04 Leverkusen in 1999. In 2005, after six years with Leverkusen, the majority of which were spent on loan with the San Jose Earthquakes of MLS, Donovan moved back to the United States permanently to sign with the Los Angeles Galaxy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Landon Donovan has received more than 3,253,299 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Landon Donovan is the 2,819th most popular soccer player (down from 2,677th in 2019), the 7,051st most popular biography from United States (down from 6,623rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular American Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Landon Donovan ranks 2,819 out of 16,923. Before him are Finidi George, Lucas Hernandez, Roberto Gayón, Sulley Muntari, Jean Capelle, and José Naya. After him are Dragoslav Mihajlović, Riccardo Carapellese, Borislav Mikhailov, Bismarck Barreto Faria, Nahum Stelmach, and Zaur Kaloev.

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Among people born in 1982, Landon Donovan ranks 92Before him are Layal Abboud, Li Na, Andy Roddick, Hélder Postiga, Sophia Bush, and Halil Altıntop. After him are Liam McIntyre, Rebecca Hall, Justin Gatlin, Kim Källström, Naldo, and Dan Stevens.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Landon Donovan ranks 7,051 out of 15,968. Before him are Judy Tyler (1932), Adam Rodriguez (1975), Walter Murch (1943), Matthew Morrison (1978), Ona Zee (1951), and R. B. Kitaj (1932). After him are Jimmy Kimmel (1967), Tommy Gunn (1967), Polly Bergen (1930), George M. Whitesides (1939), Larry Linville (1939), and Earl Derr Biggers (1884).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United States

Among soccer players born in United States, Landon Donovan ranks 4Before him are Bert Patenaude (1909), Bruce Arena (1951), and Claudio Reyna (1973). After him are Alexi Lalas (1970), Tim Howard (1979), Michelle Akers (1966), Tom Florie (1897), Billy Gonsalves (1908), Raphael Tracey (1904), Alex Morgan (1989), and Cobi Jones (1970).

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