Donovan's latest comeback feels different

The itch to keep playing professional soccer is still strong within Landon Donovan, which is why he's joined Leon. But this time, it's personal.

The first time Landon Donovan came out of retirement, the response was, "What took you so long?" Now that Donovan is doing it again, the question is just "why?"Donovan announced late Friday night that he would be signing for Liga MX side Leon at the not-so-tender age of 35, on one level the reason is obvious. For just about every soccer player who ever laced up boots, the itch to get on the field and compete never goes away. The legs and the lungs may not comply but that competitive instinct ...