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Donovan is seventh to hit 20-goal mark (VIDEO)
October 28th, 2008 7AM

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[MLS: BY THE NUMBERS] Los Angeles' Landon Donovan won the 2008 MLS leading scorer crown with 20 goals, becoming the seventh player score 20 or more a season.

Donovan's previous high was 12 goals, which he reached three times, in 2003, 2005 and 2006.

 

Click HERE for video of some of Donovan's best strikes of 2008.

MLS LEADING SCORERS, Regular season
2008 Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy) 20
2007 Luciano Emilio (D.C. United) 20
2006 Jeff Cunningham (Salt Lake) 16
2005 Taylor Twellman (New England) 17
2004 Brian Ching (San Jose), Eddie Johnson (Dallas) 12
2003 Carlos Ruiz (Los Angeles), Taylor Twellman (New England) 15
2002 Carlos Ruiz (Los Angeles) 24
2001 Alex Pineda Chacon (Miami) 19
2000 Mamadou Diallo (Tampa Bay) 26
1999 Stern John (Columbus), Jason Kreis (Dallas), Roy Lassiter (D.C. United) 18
1998 Stern John (Columbus) 26
1997 Jaime Moreno (D.C. United) 16
1996 Roy Lassiter (Tampa Bay) 27

(In 2002, New England's Taylor Twellman finished second with 23 goals to Los Angeles' Carlos Ruiz's 24 strikes.)



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