"I am very excited to be returning home to my teammates and the LA Galaxy. I would like to thank Bayern Munich for the opportunity to play with one of the premier clubs in Europe, as well as all their
coaches and players for welcoming me into the club. Although the results were not what we had hoped for, the time in Germany still was very positive for me. I am fit, motivated, and excited to be
coming back as a better, more experienced player."
-- Landon Donovan
's statement on his return to Los Angeles from a loan stint with Bayern Munich that he had hoped would turn into a