The best field player in United States history is 32 years old today.
It was 15 years ago that he won the Golden Ball at the U-17 World Championship. It was 14 years ago that he got his first senior team cap. It was 12 years ago that he buried Mexico at the World Cup.
It was six years ago that he became the United States' all-time leading goalscorer.
It was four years ago that he scored the most famous goal in American soccer history
Now, at 32 years old, he is taking aim at a fourth World Cup. A year ago he wasn't even an active professional player, let alone a part of the national team. He was on "sabbatical" in Cambodia, but now he is back and a presumed starter in Brazil.
So what's next for Landon Donovan?
Let's start with a giant piece of cake. Happy birthday, Landon.