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Landon Donovan goal sends USA on in World Cup 2010 (Video)


The USA missed chance after chance, plus had yet another goal waved off, but Landon Donovan finally put the ball in the net in the 91st minute against Algeria to send the USA on to the next round.

Great work by Tim Howard to start the break, and by Jozy Altidore…

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Landon Donovan Mexican lottery commercial (video)

I always thought Landon Donovan was hated with a vengeance south of the border, but apparently he is liked well enough that he was hired to appear in this Mexican lottery ad.

The commercial is for Ganagol, a game in which players pick the winners of soccer matches. Donovan, dressed up in the…

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United States vs. Mexico 2010 World Cup Qualifier Live Blog

For the past few years, I have written preview/live blogging posts for each of the matchups between the United States and Mexico. In each one, I posted the above video to get ready for the match. Unfortunately, WMG is now censoring the video so you can’t see it how it’s truly intended.


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U.S. vs. Mexico Recap

The United States soccer team beat Mexico by a 2-0 score last night, exactly as I had predicted. If only the lottery was as easy to predict.

These matches are beginning to become routine for the United States, as the US team has gone 7-0-1 in their last 8 matches played against Mexico in the United States while outscoring the Mexican team 13-0.

Yes, that’s right, 13-0. Mexico…

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