World Cup's Finest!

From the USA's own Landon Donovan and Oguchi Onyewu to international stars like Cristiano Ronaldo, check out a dozen reasons to be a soccer fan

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Updated: Thursday Jun 24, 2010 | 06:00 AM EDT By: Cara Lynn Shultz


If You Like: An all-or-nothing guy
With the U.S. facing World Cup elimination, the midfielder, 28, scored the match-winning goooaaaal against Algeria, sending Team USA to the round of 16. Equally impressive: Donovan's love of country, which he put on display in a flag-baring photo shoot for Vanity Fair.