Is Landon Donovan one of the top 23 players in American soccer today? Certainly. But was his desire for the game still there?
John Smallwood of the Philadelphia Daly News suggests that the qualities that make a world-class striker -- like Jurgen Klinsmann was in
his heyday -- straddling a fine line between overconfidence and arrogance were just what was now lacking in Donovan.
One thing a top striker never has is self-doubt and that seemed to
have crept into Donovan's game. Read the original story...