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Donovan announces retirement


Donovan announces retirement


Los Angeles Galaxy star forward Landon Donovan announced on Thursday that he will retire from professional football at the end of the Major League Soccer season.

The 32-year-old, who enjoyed two loan spells at Everton, made the announcement less than 24-hours after being named the most valuable player of his 14th MLS All-Star game on Wednesday night in Portland.

Donovan, the top goal-scorer in Major League Soccer history, is also the all-time leading scorer for the US national team with 57 goals in 156 career appearances, including five goals scored over 12 World Cup games.

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