WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The players on the pitch for Landon Donovan’s legendary World Cup goal against Algeria

Landon Donovan’s goal against Algeria in the 2010 World Cup might be the most iconic moment in American soccer history. 

With the match tied in stoppage time, the United States was facing elimination from the World Cup, when Donovan orchestrated a brilliant attacking sequence to get a dramatic late-winner, at a rare time when the entire country was watching soccer. As ESPN broadcaster Ian Darke so aptly puts it, “You could not write a script like this.” It was precisely the sort of “Where were you when?” moment the sport needed to capture people’s attention. 

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