From the moment he was excluded from the U.S. World Cup roster, Landon Donovan faced a critical choice. He could accept, map out the rest of his playing career, and begin to work on his post-playing options. Or he could fight back, showing the world that his exclusion was long-term a poor choice for how the U.S. would create a new soccer structure. He chose the latter, but now with the U.S.'s World Cup behind them, he needs to make another choice that will determine long-term what will be the legacy of Landon Donovan...
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