The Call Up

The Call Up: Landon Donovan talks LA Galaxy, coaching and ... golf with Wayne Gretzky?

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US soccer legend Landon Donovan joins the show. The best teammates, future of LA Galaxy, last movie that made him cry, why he loves managing and his future aspirations. After being at the center of two on-field incidents in the battle for social justice in 2020, where do we go from here? Plus, he talks golf with Wayne Gretzky and who and what would be at his ideal Thanksgiving table? (Spoiler: gravy optional).

  • 4:32 - Here For This: Raul Ruidiaz saves a bunny
  • 5:40 - Here For This: New England photoshop
  • 8:18 - Welcome U.S. Soccer Legend Landon Donovan
  • 11:08 - What fans tell Landon when they see him
  • 15:58 - Favorite teammate of all time
  • 17:50 - Has Landon golfed with Wayne Gretzky?
  • 19:15 - Player Landon vs. Coach Donovan
  • 21:40 - Making tough decisions regarding social injustice during games
  • 27:00 - Celebrity ownership
  • 32:55 - How LA Galaxy restores the “soul” of the club
  • 35:48 - Who is the Landon Donovan MLS MVP of 2020?
  • 40:40 - Thanksgiving with Landon Donovan


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