The soccer world reacts to Landon Donovan's exclusion from U.S.'s 23-man World Cup roster

The soccer world reacts to Landon Donovan's exclusion from U.S.'s 23-man World Cup roster
The soccer world reacts to Landon Donovan's exclusion from U.S.'s 23-man World Cup roster

The U.S.'s final 23-man World Cup roster was released by U.S. Soccer via Twitter on Thursday afternoon and the exclusion of Landon Donovan, the country's all-time leading scorer, produced plenty noteworthy knee-jerk reactions from the American soccer cognoscenti.

Several related names and phrases were trending for hours after the announcement, and 'No Landon Donovan' was the top trending item on Twitter in the U.S.

Here are some of the best tweets from players, analysts and fans:

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