Landon Donovan becomes USA’s leading all-time goal scorer. Go Landycakes!

Ollie Irish

22nd, January 2008

landon_donovan12.JPGIt almost escaped my notice that Landon Donovan – team-mate of David Beckham, husband to a hot wife, hero to millions of not-quite-so-hot soccer moms – just overtook Eric Wynalda to become the USA’s top goal scorer… ever.
Landon notched a penalty in the 48th minute during the US’s 2-0 victory over Sweden (a ‘B’ Sweden, it should be said) this weekend, his 35th goal in 97 international appearances. in doing so, he surpassed Eric Wynalda, who will forever be stuck on 34 goals.
Watch highlights of the match, including Landon’s historic goal and some interesting pre- and post-match stuff, after the click…

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