This goal, which was his first All-Star game goal since 2002, and it was his sixth goal in 12 appearances.
After scoring the goal, he was almost immediately replaced by Sporting Kansas City‘s Don Dwyer. Before he exited though, those in attendance gave Donovan a standing ovation for show him appreciation for what he’s done in the sport.
He played very little in the game, and it may have to do with the Galaxy’s game in just two days. Or there could be something more to it, even though they have a game with the San Jose Earthquakes on NBC Sports Network on Friday night.
During the broadcast at halftime, Taylor Twellman hinted that he’ll have breaking news tomorrow. Could that potentially be that Donovan is retiring? We’ll have to wait and see, as his playing time is diminishing, so it wouldn’t be surprising if it is indeed that.
Plus, for whatever reason, the United States men’s soccer head coach Jurgen Klinsmann kept Donovan off of his roster for the World Cup. This shocked a lot of people, but the soccer team played pretty well without him.