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WATCH: Klinsmann explains Donovan cut; “One of the toughest decisions”

Landon Donovan

L.A. Galaxy’s Landon Donovan holds up his shirt to his face while playing against Monterrey during a CONCACAF Champions League semi-final match in the city of Monterrey, Mexico, Wednesday April 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Alfredo Lopez-JAM MEDIA)

AP has Jurgen Klinsmann’s explanation for omitting Landon Donovan from the United States 23-man World Cup roster.

Saying the other guys “were just a little bit ahead of him,” Klinsmann explained his decision below.

Do you buy it? Did he always know? Why did he invite Donovan to the 30-man, instead of ripping the bandage off earlier?

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