Landon Donovan became the United States all-time leader in assists on April 11, 2006 passing Los Angeles Galaxy teammate Cobi Jones.
In July 2009, Donovan criticized teammate David Beckham saying he was a poor teammate and captain. David Beckham then came out calling his remarks unprofessional. Later, Beckham appeared on the Today Show and said the two had talked and worked it out.
On January 19, 2008 Landon Donovan became the all-time leading scorer in U.S. International Soccer History when he scored against Sweden in a Friendly passing Eric Wynalda giving him the sole record.
Landon has a twin sister named Tristan.
MLS Career Statistics
Shots(On Goal): 304(170)
Yellow Cards: 22
Red Cards/Ejections: 0
Game-Winning Goals: 22
Game-Winning Assists: 15
Landon started to play soccer at the age of 5.
Landon was accepted into the U.S. Olympic Development Program in 1997.
Landon became the first man to be named U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year two years in a row, 2003-2004.
Landon was given captaincy for the Los Angeles Galaxy in 2006.
Landon was named MLS All-Time Best XI in 2005.
Landon led the Earthquakes to MLS Cup championships in 2001 and 2003.
Landon's family is from Canada.
Landon had a rare four-goal game against Cuba in 2003.
On October 25, 2000 Landon entered the 2000 Summer Olympics, earning his first cap for the U.S. National Team against Mexico, scoring on his debut.
Landon played for the the San Jose Earthquakes from 2001-2004.
Donovan currently resides in Manhattan Beach, California with his fiancée, actress Bianca Kajlich.
Landon was traded for striker Carlos Ruiz from the Los Angeles Galaxy on March 31 2005.
On April 11 2006, Donovan became the United States' all-time assist leader with 23.
Donovan was named U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year in 2003.
Landon signed a professional contract with Bayer Leverkusen in February 1999 at the age of 17, shortly before playing in the U-17 World Championship, where he won the Golden Ball as the tournament's best player.
Landon's nickname is Landy Cakes.
Landon plays for the United States soccer team.
Landon attended Redlands High School in Redlands, California.
Landon Plays for the Los Angeles Galaxy as a forward/midfielder.
Landon: (when asked how does it feel to play in a World Cup game): It was my goal to be there one day. To play is obviously something different. It's definitely exciting to play in it, but it's only exciting for your group.