Landon Donovan

Landon Donovan retires from Major League Soccer, again

Landon Donovan retires from Major League Soccer, again

Landon Donovan is retiring – again – Galaxy President Chris Klein said Tuesday, ending a brief but successful two-month return to Major League Soccer in September.

“With Landon, when he came back, it was always going to be a short-term thing,” said Klein, a former teammate of Donovan’s, both with the Galaxy and the U.S. national team.

“He’s enjoying what he’s doing and we see we’re comfortable in the direction that we’re headed.”

For Donovan, that means spending time with his family. The direction the Galaxy is headed in, however, is bit more complicated.

With Bruce Arena, the team’s longtime...

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