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Landon Donovan tries to get past Maximo Banguera, the Ecuadorian goalie, during his final match with the United States men's national team, a friendly in East Hartford, Conn., Oct. 10, 2014. Once bitter about being left off the roster for the World Cup, Donovan agreed with team officials that he deserved a proper farewell, playing in the first half of the 1-1 draw. Jessica Hill/The New York Times, via Redux