By Michael Lewis
For the second time in three years, Landon Donovan is coming out of retirement.
Donovan, considered the best player in U.S. soccer history, will play for Leon in Mexico, the Liga MX team announced on Twitter Friday night.
The 35-year-old Donovan will play for the club in the Mexican Clausura. More details on Donovan’s signing were not provided.
“I loved the city, Leon is an historic and winning team,” Donovan wrote in Spanish. “I don*t believe in walls, I want to go to Mexico, dress in green and win tournaments in Leon. See you soon.”
The former U.S. international came out of retirement to play for the LA Galaxy in 2016. He has played since December of that year.
Donovan, who has tallied 57 goals international goals, has played in three World Cups — 2002, 2006 and 2010. He also is a four-time CONCACAF Gold Cup winner.
He is also Major League Soccer’s career scoring leader with 145 goals and the league’s MVP award is named after Donovan.