Landon Donovan is one of America s soccer superstars. He has always been good at soccer. When he was five years old, he scored seven goals in his first soccer game—playing against six and seven-year-olds. When he was sixteen, he was named Most Valuable Player in the Under-17 World Championships in New Zealand. He was part of the U.S. team that advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2002 World Cup, and he led the San Jose Earthquakes to the Major League Soccer Championship in 2003. In 2005, he moved to the Los Angeles Galaxy, . With his goals in the 2010 World Cup, he became the highest scoring American in World Cup history.