Landon Donovan Given Hero’s Welcome At León Introduction

Landon Donovan was presented in front of 7,000 Club León fans on Monday evening in Estadio León. “I’m here to play, win games and be champion,” said Donovan in Spanish. The 35-year-old came out of retirement to sign a contract with León until next December in a surprising move, considering Donovan’s last game for LA Galaxy was back in November 2016. The move to bring Donovan to León happened quickly, with the forward admitting only a week ago he wasn’t interested in the move to Mexico. After thinking it through and then visiting León last Wednesday, Donovan said he was convinced coming out of retirement was the right thing to do. Donovan new club has started the 2018 Clausura perfectly, with two wins from its first two matches.

Donovan’s rock star welcome at León


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