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20 October 8:11 am

Following the LA Galaxy's 2-2 draw with Seattle Sounders FC, the club honored Landon Donovan on the ocassion of his final regular season home game at StubHub Center.

Club president Chris Klein stepped up to the mic to thank Donovan as well as Galaxy supporters, but when the Galaxy star stepped up to mic, he offered a bold guarantee. During his brief thank you message to fans and teammates, Donovan was curt stating that not only will the Galaxy bounce back from their 2-2 draw with Seattle, but the team will "win the Cup" come December.

You can see Donovan's pledge above.

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Do you think Donovan is right? Will his guarantee come true?

Share your thoughts below. 

19 October 9:42 pm

CARSON, Calif. – The LA Galaxy didn’t get the win on Landon Donovan’s final regular season game at StubHub Center, but the club legend was honored from start to finish by the 27,244 in attendance for LA’s 2-2 draw with Seattle Sounders FC.

Before the match, Donovan’s close personal friend John Ondrasik of the band “Five for Fighting” serenated the soccer legend with a surprise tribute at midfield. Minutes later, Donovan’s favorite band R&B legends Boyz II Men performed the national anthem which brought the Galaxy midfielder to tears.

Then it was the fans turn as the Angel City Brigade and LA Riot Squad honored him with tifos before the entire crowd got into the act by chanting the name of the MLS all-time leading scorer at the 10th minute.  Once the final whistle blew, the two Supporters’ Groups and the Galaxians had a chance to present Donovan with gifts before the Galaxy star made a bold guarantee stating that the Galaxy "were still going to win the MLS Cup" despite the draw.

"The atmosphere was incredible," said Donovan afterward. "It's just, I keep using the word overwhelming because I think I need to go to college and learn some synonyms but I can't figure out a better word. It is incredible, it really is. I am so appreciative of all of it, I certainly dated myself with some of the artists who came out to perform but it was enjoyable for me and really a memory that will definitely last a lifetime."

And it all happened with Donovan being completely in the dark.

"I was not aware that Boyz II Men was there,” he said. “I didn't know that John Ondrasik from Five For Fighting who has become a really good friend and mentor to me, was going to do that pre-game so those were incredible.”

19 October 9:00 pm

The brilliant folks over at Mora Photography put forth yet another top notch effort for the LA Galaxy's 2-2 draw with Seattle Sounders FC on Sunday.

Check it out below.

19 October 11:01 am

Ahead of his final regular season match at the StubHub Center, Landon Donovan sits down with ESPN's Kenny Mayne to discuss his plans after he retires at the end of the LA Galaxy's 2014 campaign.

In addition to discussing his plans to put on weight after his career ends, Donovan tells Mayne about his favorite moment at StubHub Center and his reasoning on why he deserved to be on the U.S. squad during the 2014 FIFA World Cup. 

Check it out above.

17 October 9:29 am

CARSON, Calif. -- The LA Galaxy will take on Seattle Sounders FC in a match with major Supporters' Shield implications on Sunday. 

A Galaxy win or draw will keep LA's hopes of the Supporters' Shield alive while a loss will give Sounders their first regular season title in club history.

Below is a video preview of Sunday's match. 

15 October 1:33 pm

MLS commissioner Don Garber addressed comments by U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann denigrating MLS on Wednesday in a scathing teleconference call with reporters across the league. 

During his extensive teleconference in which Garber addressed Klinsmann's remarks about the declining form of U.S. internationals Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley since joining MLS, the MLS commissioner took a moment to discuss Landon Donovan's omission from the U.S. squad at the 2014 FIFA World Cup. 

“I believe Landon should have been in Brazil,” said Garber, adding that his treatment for cancer prevented him from speaking out prior to the teleconference. “His performance dictated it. … His treatment was inexcusable. I have concerns that his criticism, particularly of Michael, is following that pattern.”

Garber continued noting that Klinsmann's comments were "incredibly damaging" to a league that has shown incredible growth in it's 19 years. 

“I’m demanding that he refrain from making comments that are critical of our players and damaging to our league,” Garber said. “Jurgen’s comments are very, very detrimental to the league, they’re detrimental to the sport of soccer in America. Not only are they detrimental, they’re wrong.”
 
“Sending a message to any player and obviously to U.S. players that signing to Major League Soccer is not going to be good to their career or good to their form is detrimental to Major League Soccer.”
14 October 10:57 am

A.J. DeLaGarza released a heartfelt video produced by the DeLaGarza family of the week that he and his wife Megan spent with their son Luca.

The video is incredibly emotional and worth a watch. 

Check it out above.

13 October 4:11 pm

LA Galaxy Homegrown Player Oscar Sorto started and went 90 minutes as the U.S. Under-23's fell 3-0 to their counterparts from Brazil on Monday evening in Brasilia.

The 20-year-old Galaxy defender was solid in defense for the USMNT U-23’s  and nearly helped set up an equalizer in the second half with a dangerous cross that was ultimately flubbed by former Galaxy Academy forward Mario Rodriguez.

Although the Americans had their chances, the Brazilians dominated from start to finish even going ahead after just three minutes when center back Luan beat U.S. goalkeeper Cody Cropper.  The Brazilians then padded their lead with two goals in the second half as Brazilian youngsters Douglas and Vinicius scored. 

13 October 12:42 pm

LA Galaxy midfielder Stefan Ishizaki was nominated for MLSsoccer.com’s Goal of the Week for his impressive chip shot in the club’s 2-1 defeat to FC Dallas on Sunday.

The goal came in the 22nd minute when off a failed clearance, Ishizaki chipped an out of position Chris Seitz to give LA an early lead that they could not maintain. The Swedish midfielder now has five goals on the season in his first year in MLS.

“It was a cross that they headed out to me and I took a good first touch,” Ishizaki said recalling the goal. “but I had two guys rushing me so I couldn't shoot it. I took a touch past those two guys and I saw the goal was open so I chipped it and it went in.”

Fans can vote for Ishizaki’s goal here and watch it below.  

12 October 8:50 am

CARSON, Calif. -- Landon Donovan has enjoyed plenty of success in the Lone Star State and he'll make his final appearance in Texas on Sunday when the LA Galaxy take on FC Dallas. 

In the latest edition of LAGalaxy.com's By the Numbers, we look at Donovan's success in Texas. 

Check it out below.