Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Donovan Torn About How to Watch the World Cup
Business Insider, June 6th, 2014 3:04PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  landon donovan, men's national team, world cup 2014

MOST COMMENTED

Landon Donovan made a guest appearance on The Dan Patrick Show on NBCSN in which he talked about how he would take in the 2014 World Cup after USA coach Jurgen Klinsmann decided to drop him from his final 23-man roster. When Patrick asked where he would watch the tournament, the LA Galaxy midfielder replied: “Part of me just wants to sit on my couch and sit there and let the emotions go one way or the other so I am not around anybody. And part of me wants to go to a bar and have a few beers and watch with local soccer fans and experience it all that way. I don't know. It will probably be a game-time decision."

Of course, there is still the small possibility that one of the USA’s 23 players is injured ahead of the start of the tournament, in which case Donovan said he would be ready to return to the squad if called upon. In ESPN's behind-the-scenes documentary, "Inside: U.S. Soccer's March to Brazil," Klinsmann said Donovan is "the first in line to get another call" if one of the team's four forwards is injured.

Read the original story...


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Section 2 Around the Net
Eric Abidal Bids Adieu    
Former France international defender Eric Abidal played his last official match Saturday as his Olympiakos team ...
The price of being an EPL mascot    
Just how do those adorable boys and girls who hold hands with their favorite stars and ...
World Champs Sell 3 Million Jerseys    
Adidas announced it has sold more than three million Germany national team replica jerseys shirts in ...
Freddy Adu Leaves Serbian Club    
Orlando City Signs Shea     
New MLS club Orlando City on Friday announced the signing of U.S. national team midfielder Brek ...
Report: Juve Eyes January Move for Falcao     
According to Italian soccer site Calciomercato, Manchester United may consider getting second-choice striker Radamel Falcao's huge ...
Reus Fined $665K for Driving without a License    
Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus has been handed one of the biggest driving fines in German ...
Balotelli Receives One-Game Ban, Fine for Instagram Post    
Mario Balotelli received a one game ban and a fine of 25,000 pounds after being found ...
Robbie Rogers: FIFA 'Insane' to Host World Cup in Russia, Qatar    
LA Galaxy left back Robbie Rogers has spoken out about FIFA's decision to stage the next ...
FIFA to Publish World Cup Corruption Report    
FIFA's executive committee on Friday agreed unanimously to publish Michael Garcia's report into the bidding process ...
>> Section 2 Around the Net Archives