Greatest Team USA field player: Landon Donovan or Clint Dempsey? | The Tylt
Greatest Team USA field player: Landon Donovan or Clint Dempsey?
There is no doubt Clint Dempsey is a great scorer. However, if you want to talk about greatest field player of all time, there is no doubt Landon Donovan is the GOAT. Not only can he score, he makes the players around him better with his passing.
Dempsey may pass Donovan in scoring, but no one will ever pass Donovan as the greatest of all time.
Donovan had his time as the best American soccer player of all time. Clint Dempsey will forever be the greatest. Donovan never had the scoring touch Dempsey has. When he has the ball on his feet, you know the USA is going to find the back of the net. Donovan may be a better passer, but Dempsey makes people better by creating space for others by shifting the defense towards him.