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The United States defeated Mexico by a score of 2-0 in front of the home country fans in Columbus, Ohio on Tuesday. A momentous win, to be sure, as it qualified the Americans for the 2014 World Cup. The score, referred to as “Dos a cero,” is the fourth consecutive time the U.S. has defeated […]The post Landon Donovan leads U.S. to win…GAH! WHAT’S WRONG WITH HIS EYE?!? (pic) appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.

Photo: Landon Donovan's disgusting eye infection

There’s something a little weird going on with Landon Donovan‘s eye. That’s not to be mean or anything, that’s just stating the facts. Donovan was battling an eye infection Tuesday night, but he didn’t let it get to him. The Team USA veteran helped propelled his team to a 2-0 win over Mexico as the Americans ended up clinching a World Cup berth when it was all said and...

Donovan back and better than ever

Landon Donovan not only is back, he's better than ever. A four-month sabbatical cost him his spot on the U.S. national team, but the 31-year-old rejoined the group in July and led the Americans to victory in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. That earned him a roster spot when World Cup qualifying resumed, and his goal and assist spurred the U.S. to a berth-clinching 2-0 win over Mexico...

Caption the Photo: U.S Soccer Player Landon Donovan’s Jacked up eye

  L.A Galaxy player Landon Donovan, is the golden boy of USA soccer, but he didn’t look it in the team’s World Cup Qualifying game against bitter rivals Mexico tonight. No word on what’s ailing Donovan, but it looks contagious, I’m surprised they let him play. [H/T to The Big Lead]

Landon Donovan, Alexi Lalas, Other U.S. Soccer Legends Appear as 8-Bit Nintendo Characters (Photo)

As the U.S. men’s national soccer team prepares to face Mexico in a crucial FIFA World Qualifier, one creator turned back the clock and recognized some great American players of the past and present. Iconic figures such as Landon Donovan and Alexi Lalas appear as eight-bit Nintendo (NES) characters in a photo, which ESPN shared on Twitter. Also included are Marcelo Balboa, Michael...

Video: Landon Donovan chugs beer after Team USA clinches World Cup berth

Team USA celebrated its World Cup berth after beating Mexico by chugging some Bud Light in Columbus, Ohio.

US on verge of World Cup with 2-0 win over Mexico

The United States closed in on its seventh straight World Cup appearance, beating regional rival Mexico 2-0 Tuesday night on second-half goals by Eddie Johnson and Landon Donovan before a raucous red-white-and-blue-clad crowd that stood and chanted from start to finish. After withstanding Mexican pressure for the first 20 minutes, the U.S. settled into the match and got the breakthrough...

United States Clinches World Cup Bid After 2-0 Victory Over Mexico in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The United States clinched its seventh straight World Cup appearance, beating Mexico 2-0 Tuesday night on second-half goals by Eddie Johnson and Landon Donovan before a raucous red-white-and-blue-clad crowd that stood and chanted from start to finish. After withstanding Mexican pressure for the first 20 minutes, the U.S. settled in the match and got the breakthrough...

US Men’s National Team punches ticket to 2014 World Cup

Woohoo! It’s official, after defeating Mexico 2-0, we’re headed to Brazil next summer. And as in “we’re”, I mean the US Men’s National Team (USMNT).  Before the match, veteran player and leader Landon Donovan guaranteed another 2-0 or dos a cero victory over archrival, Mexico.  Last night, he and the rest of the boys in red, white, and blue delivered. The match took...

United States soccer qualifies for 2014 World Cup with win over Mexico

The United States men’s national soccer team is officially headed to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil after a wild Tuesday night. The American men beat Mexico 2-0 in Columbus, Ohio in a wonderful performance that continued their recent streak of excellent play against their rivals to the south. But the Americans had to wait to see if they had officially punched their ticket to Brazil...

USA clinches World Cup berth, captures hearts

For one glorious night, on the eve of Patriot Day and the country’s most painful anniversary, Columbus, Ohio was not the home of the Buckeyes, of the Crew, of Big Ten dreams. It was the heart of the United States of America. And at the heart of America was a soccer game, something unfeasible before the women took the 99 World Cup, and unfeasible ever since. Soccer was never our...

Insiders Look At Team USA Clinching A Berth To The 2014 World Cup

Not only did the U.S. Men’s National Team clinch a World Cup berth with a 2-0 win over Mexico on September 10th in Columbus, Ohio but it may be a legitimate turning point for soccer in the United States. For years, possibly decades, fans have been saying “this is the year that soccer goes mainstream” but it looks like that day is quickly approaching. According to numbers from...
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