Greatest Team USA field player: Landon Donovan or Clint Dempsey?
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Greatest Team USA field player: Landon Donovan or Clint Dempsey?

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United States Men's National Team fixture Clint Dempsey is retiring from professional soccer. Soccer’s reemergence in the U.S. can be attributed to a few players, but none more than Landon Donovan and Dempsey. Landon Donovan set the record for international goals scored in a Team USA jersey and provided some of the biggest moments in American soccer. Clint Dempsey just tied Donovan for the scoring record and has one of the best scoring touches Team USA has ever had. Who do you got? ⚽

THE VOTES ARE IN!
#TeamDonovan
70.2%
#TeamDempsey
29.8%

There is no doubt Clint Dempsey is a great scorer. However, if you want to talk about the 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 Team 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.

Dempsey is the best, and it's not even close.

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