The U.S. national team is not one player, no matter how important he is. Sometimes it seems like a few people forget that.
Yes, I think Landon Donovan is a definite asset for the USMNT. Yet I don't think he's the reason for all of the results of the squad, whether positive or negative.
Landon is resigned to that treatment, though.
"It comes with the territory. I get a lot of credit when I shouldn’t and criticism when I shouldn’t and that’s the way life is. That’s the way it’s going to be for me."