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U.S. soccer great Landon Donovan says he'll retire after this year
U.S. soccer great Landon Donovan says he'll retire after this year

Landon Donovan, considered by many to be the best American soccer player in history, said Thursday that he plans to retire after finishing this season with the Galaxy. "After careful deliberation and after many conversations with those closest to me, I have decided that this will be my last season as a professional soccer player," Donovan wrote on his Facebook page. The Galaxy confirmed his pending retirement plans on its website and planned a news conference later Thursday where Donovan's formal announcement was expected. "We respect his decision to retire at the end of the season," Galaxy Coach Bruce Arena said in a statement. "Landon Donovan is one of...