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US 23 Man Roster – No Donovan

Klinsman named his 23 man roster he is taking to Brazil, and surprise – No Landon Donovan.

I think Alexis Lalas said it best:

Many thought he would take Donovan based on his experience and knack for scoring in big moments. And to not take him would open him up for more criticism if things go badly. Do you take someone that can score but can’t play entire games, or go with youth and inexperience?

“The cuts ensured Klinsmann will take a youthful squad to the World Cup with John Anthony Brooks, Julian Green and DeAndre Yedlin all named in the final 23-man roster.”

Read More: bleacherreport.com

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