U.S. men's national team news

Donovan healthy again after swine flu

September 2, 2009
PARK CITY, Utah -- U.S. forward Landon Donovan has had nearly a month to recover from swine flu and needed more of that time than he expected.

Donovan played through the illness on Aug. 12 in a World Cup qualifier against Mexico, surviving all 90 minutes in the altitude of Mexico City. He knew he was sick -- and exhausted after the 2-1 loss to Mexico -- but didn't learn the diagnosis until a couple of days later.

The United States returns to qualifying with two games in the ...

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