Landon Donovan goal celebration vs Algeria
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Five years ago today, Landon Donovan saved America | SIDELINE

The American soccer public had their minds on only one thing this afternoon: Jurgen Klinsmann’s 23-man Gold Cup roster.

Five years ago today, we were all worried about something a little bit different.

The US, needing a win in their final group stage game at the 2010 World Cup, found themselves tied 0-0 with Algeria late in the game. Time was running out, hope was slipping away.

Then, Landon Donovan happened:

Us too, LD. Us too

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