Reaction from around the globe to Landon Donovan's goal against Algeria

Fans of the United States react to Landon Donovan's landmark goal

6/25/10 in Soccer   |   Scott   |   49447 respect

College student Robby Donoho watched Landon Donovan’s golden goal on Wednesday and decided it was worthy of an instant tribute.  Donoho, a 21 year old Purdue University student, collected a montage of clips of USA fans celebrating Donovan's goal and put them into a video that was put on youtube.  Within hours, the video had over 100,000 hits, including Landon Donovan himself, who saw the video and linked it up to his facebook account.  Like Donovan, this video brings me to tears.  I'll happily admit that I am a blubbering fool when something special and heartwarming happens to the teams I follow.  I wear the colors of my teams proudly on my sleeve and will forever show the emotions that come no matter what the outcome.  I've watched the US/Algeria game 4 times now and it continues to give me chills.  I've seen the clips of Donovan's goal and the celebrations after many more times and it still makes me tear up.  This video is a culmination of that, something all sports fans should see.  Soccer isnt as big of sport in this country as it is in other parts of the world, but you would never be able to tell that from this video.



My favorite clip is the some guy in Arkansas and the kid who runs up the stairs and slides down. I wasnt to that extreme but I was shouting loudly and screaming at the top of my lungs.. USA, USA, USA. Regardless of what happens tomorrow against Ghana, you cant deny that the red, white and blue have infused some life for there sport and fans in this country have/are paying attention.
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7/1/10   |   sarahmilly30   |   27 respect

 I was watching the England qualifying game against Slovenia at the restaurant, and they were playing the U.S. game on a TV right next to it.  At the exact same time, Donovan scored that goal, and England had won their game.  The place was wild, I always will remember it!

6/26/10   |   w_g_walters   |   221 respect

There was nothing like being in Hooters when that goal went in! Absolutely nothing!

6/26/10   |   richard_cranium   |   17638 respect

Scott wrote:
2:30pm eastern time

thanks, guess I will have to miss it. I will be working, Go USA

6/26/10   |   Scott   |   49447 respect

richard_cranium wrote:
what time is tomorrow's game versus ghana?

2:30pm eastern time

6/26/10   |   richard_cranium   |   17638 respect

what time is tomorrow's game versus ghana?