Tucson reacts to Landon Donovan Team USA World Cup goal versus Algeriaby Christopher C. Wuensch on Jul. 03, 2010, under Sports
Landon Donovan’s leg went back slightly and America’s lungs tightened lightly.
A split second later, his goal gave Team USA its greatest World Cup win and the nation — including Tucson — a reason to exhale loudly.
Here’s a chance to relive Donovan’s iconic late goal, the one that gave Team USA a thrilling win over Algeria, in the now-famous YouTube video that’s gone more viral than the measles.
What better way to kick off TucsonCitizen.com’s new video feature than a patriot flick on July Fourth weekend?
Robby Donoho, a senior at Purdue University, created the video, compiling fan reactions of the goal from throughout the country.
Among those immortalized on camera were some Tucsonans. Enjoy the entire video, but pay close attention around the 1:53 mark.
Fifty points goes out to anyone that can name the Tucson establishment where the video was filmed.