The Major League Soccer has released the list of finalists of the 2020 awards. Morris, Blake, Lodeiro, Pozuelo, and Rossi are the players vying for the Landon Donovan MLS Most Valuable Player.

The full list featured a lot of talented players scattered across the club’s in the league as they battle it out for the league’s coveted prize.

2020 Major League Soccer Awards Finalists

Landon Donovan MLS Most Valuable Player Finalists:




In a season where prolific young stars like 20-year old Joao Felix and 22-year old Luka Jovic are named in Marca’s La Liga flopped players’ list, Chelsea’s 21-year old Christian Pulisic has received critical acclaim for his impressive run in the Premier League.

Pulisic is arguably Chelsea’s best player in the season ended 19/20. The United States-born star showed that he is a contender for the Ballon d’Or at some point in future especially with his blitz-like run through defences, his sense of urgency and knack for goals.

Lagerwey finding it difficult to keep players’ morale

Seattle Sounders general manager Garth Lagerwey claims that the club are finding it hard to deal with the self-isolation requirements and suspension to the campaign. The MLS season has just begun with two games played, but it had to be called off due to the spread of coronavirus. The pandemic has brought an end to all sports around the world. After having done an extensive pre-season, Seattle played in two games but they now have the difficult task of trying to remain in shape before the season comes back. All training facilities at Seattle have been closed in order to prevent the spread of the virus.

The club has been practising social distancing, but the lack of fitness regime is starting to hurt the players, according to the general manager.Lagerwey also claimed that the club are coming up with new ways of keeping the players engaged so that they are able to remain isolated. It would send a key message to the community. At the same time,Lagerwey is looking on the positive side since he is getting to spend more time with the family. Meanwhile, manager Brian Schmetzer has been holding a lot of discussions with the players and staff over aspects like practice regime, training methods, and game models.


Tyler Adams has signed a two-year contract extension with German outfit RB Leipzig. Tyler Adams joined Leipzig in January 2019 from New York Red Bulls. Another football club owned by the Red Bull organizations.

Tyler Adams initial contract was set to expire in 2023, but the club has made a move to secure the player by offering him a two-year extension. The new deal will take Adams through 2025. Adams has impressed since joining RB Leipzig in January 2019, leading to the club handing him a contract extension.



Landon Donovan never planned on returning to soccer after retiring from the USA national team in these circumstances. The former skipper once said he preferred not to have anything to do with San Diego, his hometown in terms of management but circumstances have seen him rescind on his decision.

Since the creation of the club, the former national hero has served in almost every capacity to the club like part-owner and co-founder but come next season he will now add being the coach of the squad to all that heavy portfolio.


The Postseason is on in the MLS, which has seen different teams face each other for a place in their respective conference finals. The League has announced a list of players for the 2019 Landon Donovan MLS MVP Award.

The list is a strong list that consists of the three major front runners, which include LA Galaxy captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Atlanta FC forward Josef Martinez, and LAFC forward Carlos Vela. The trio are MLS royalty in terms of their performances and was named finalists for the award last season with Martinez carting home the crown.

Pulisic Game Style Compared with Landon Donovan

Christian Pulisic is really facing trouble to keep up the pace with the current season with Chelsea. And this has led to the comparisons between Pulisic and Landon Donovan who has also played for many games in the Premier League. Christian has started a new chapter in the current season for Premier League. But it is being thought that he has a long way to go yet. The international player from America is yet to fulfill the expectations of Chelsea, the club he is playing for right now.

When compared to Landon, the legend player of the US, the start for Pulisic in England was much more bumpy and rough. Donovan started his career with Everton in the year 2010. He immediately got involved with the team. His sides got a total of three wins and one draw match. He played for more than 308 minutes in the first four opening matches of the season.

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The transfer window is has been opened for over three weeks and several transfers have taken place. Chelsea would have to manage its large crop of players as the club is currently on a two transfer window ban from governing body FIFA.

Christian Pulisic is thought to be a major part of incoming manager Frank Lampard’s plans for the club.

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Landon Donovan is Talking about Dallas Sidekicks and Matchup of Sunday

On Sunday, Landon Donovan the legend of US national team reached to (AEC) Allen Events Center as a part of the (SDS) San Diego Sockers for playing the Dallas Sidekicks. Donovan has played only three games so far for the new team; he has been informed about the competition between the clubs.

Donovan said, “My teammates are talking about all this a lot. The things become clear to me at the very time, I was signed. I was listening to some old players in the team who were talking about some rivalries, including Dallas.”

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Former United States international Landan Donovan made his debut forSan Diego Sockets in indoor soccer. Despite being a debut he made his mark as he was involved in the game-winning goal with the San Diego Sockers beating the Tacoma stars 6-4.

A pass from the right beat three defenders and the goalie, allowing a teammate net in the far post. The game had thousands of fans watching and cheering on, setting an attendance record for a decade. The victory is the eleventh straight win for the team, with six players scoring the six goals.

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