Found July 05, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
He’s tall. He’s ginger. He’s got a music career that not many people know about. He’s Alexi Lalas, and he has become the interpreter of American Soccer around the world. Since leaving the soccer business in 2008, Lalas has appeared constantly on American soccer coverage, his red hair being a beacon to the United States that soccer and the MLS are here to stay. I was able to catch up with him while he was at an MLS and AT&T event in New York City, speaking with him on something he will never get sick of talking about, on soccer. On Landon Donovan Landon Donovan has arguably been the biggest storyline of the United States Men’s National Team over the past year, and now the epic has another chapter. Donovan was added to the 23 CONCACAF Gold Cup roster. Some might be excited that Donovan is back in the national team picture, and while others might be curious as to what took Jürgen Klinsmann so long. “I don’t think that the Gold Cup is going to determine whether Landon Donovan’s futu...

Donovan scores twice, US beats Guatemala 6-0

Landon Donovan scored two goals to lead the United States past Guatemala 6-0 in a friendly on Friday, his first match with the national team in nearly a year. Donovan scored his 50th international goal, extending his American record, on a penalty kick in the 55th minute to put the Americans up 2-0. His 51st came in the 74th minute. Donovan took a sabbatical of nearly four months...

Donovan to get chance with US in Gold Cup

Landon Donovan is the biggest name in American soccer, though U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has little respect for that distinction. U.S. Soccer's all-time leader in goals and assists lost his standing on the national team thanks to a 144-day sabbatical where he completely stepped away from the game. He returned to the Los Angeles Galaxy on March 30, but Klinsmann...

Donovan steals show as USA wins big

Meaningless friendly or not, the United States men's national team got its first and final look at the squad it's sending into the CONCACAF Gold Cup with a thrashing 6-0 victory of Guatemala on Friday. Although it was worrisome to start, the United States delivered the optimism it needs going into a major tournament. With five players making their 2013 debut for the team...
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