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El Salvador Fans Throw Sunglasses at Landon Donovan, So He Tries Them On: Nightly Soccer Report

landon donovan1 600x450 El Salvador Fans Throw Sunglasses at Landon Donovan, So He Tries Them On: Nightly Soccer Report

Late into the CONCACAF Gold Cup game between the US national team and El Salvador in Baltimore tonight, a small number of El Salvador supporters began trying to pelt Landon Donovan with objects near the corner flag. Instead of acting like a jerk, Donovan picked up a pair of sunglasses that were thrown on the field, and put them on before being told by the assistant referee to remove them:

Here’s the Kodak moment:

The USA team went on to win the match 5-1 and will now play the winner of Honduras and Costa Rica in the semi-final of the 2013 Gold Cup.

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