If the rumor that Donovan will end up in LA after a disappointning 3 months in Germany are true, what does that mean for his future career? Will he remain a perennial MLS player, a big fish in a small pond? Would another European team ever take a chance on him after this? If he comes back to the States, he’ll be branded a Euro-reject and that could over shadow any other accomplisments, short of winning the World Cup.
Since rejoining the Bundesliga club in January, however, Donovan has
played only sporadically, most often off the bench, and experienced
what Kicker described as "an athletic Waterloo" with what the magazine
termed "his totally ineffective performance in the Champions League