LA Galaxy's Landon Donovan wins Etihad Airways Player of the Month for August

You sure you want to retire, Landon? Because, you know, you're playing out of your mind these days. And people are noticing.

Landon Donovan's searing month for the LA Galaxy -- three goals, six assists -- earned the soon-to-hang-'em-up star the Etihad Airways Player of the Month award for August.

In the fan vote, LD beat out strong showings from D.C. United goalkeeper Bill Hamid and Philadelphia Union attacker Sebastien Le Toux

It is this year's first POTM award for Donovan or for a Galaxy player. It also breaks a three-month streak by Sporting KC players.

Final results for Etihad Airways Player of the Month (August)

  1. Landon Donovan (LA) 31.01%
  2. Bill Hamid (DC) 24.68%
  3. Sebastien Le Toux (PHI) 18.83%
  4. Fabian Castillo (DAL) 17.77%
  5. Robbie Keane (LA) 7.71%