Landon Donovan cut from U.S. World Cup roster
STANFORD, Calif – When the U.S. Men's National Team visits Jacksonville on June 7th to take on Nigeria, Landon Donovan will not make the trip. Donovan, the American career scoring leader, was one of seven players cut from the 23-man World Cup roster.
Donovan, 32 years old, has played for the U.S. in the past three World Cups dating back to 2002.
U.S. soccer announced its final squad on Thursday afternoon on Twitter.
Defenders Michael Parkhurst, Brad Evans, and Clarence Goodson; midfielders Joe Corona and Maurice Edu; and forward Terrence Boyd also missed the cut for the team that will play in Brazil.
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