Kljestan steals the show with stellar display

January 24, 2009
By Andy Firchau
Carson, Calif. -- Sacha Kljestan, meet Aldo "Buff" Donelli.

Saturday evening at the Home Depot Center, Kljestan joined Donelli as the only other American player to get his first goal with the national team as part of a hat trick.

Kljestan's three goals provided the difference as the United States topped Sweden 3-2 in a friendly that showcased the national team's younger players.

When asked if he had ever heard of Donelli, who scored four goals in a 1934 World ...

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