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Landon Donovan's return to U.S. national team is like he never left
Landon Donovan's return to U.S. national team is like he never left

As first steps go, those were big ones that Landon Donovan took with the U.S. national team Friday. Maybe even big enough to carry him to Brazil. Playing in his first international match in nearly 11 months, Donovan showed he hasn't lost a thing, scoring two second-half goals and setting up another in a 6-0 rout of Guatemala in an international friendly Friday at Qualcomm Stadium. "It was a great night for us," Donovan said. And an even better one for Donovan, who played 73 minutes and looked confident at times, a bit uncertain at others. But he also provided the kind of smart, creative play the U.S. has lacked at times since Donovan gave up his spot on the national team...

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