Former USMNT players Alexi Lalas and Taylor Twellman, among others close to the US soccer world, helped break the news and offer thanks after seeing Donovan’s tweet.
— Taylor Twellman (@TaylorTwellman) August 7, 2014
— Darren Mattocks (@DarrenMattocks) August 7, 2014
— tim howard (@TimHowardGK) August 7, 2014
— Everton (@Everton) August 7, 2014
— DeAndre Yedlin (@yedlinny) August 7, 2014
— Sunil Gulati (@sunilgulati) August 7, 2014
When the story of pro soccer in the USA reaching its potential is written, Landon Donovan’s name will figure prominently. Thank you, LD.
— Merritt Paulson (@MerrittPaulson) August 7, 2014
A storied career for a special player, not just a U.S. soccer legend, but an all-time great in American sports history.