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LA Galaxy take fifth MLS Cup championship on Robbie Keane winner

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Robbie Keane and Gyasi Zardes scored the goals that send Landon Donovan out a champion, and give the LA Galaxy their record fifth MLS Cup title.

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The LA Galaxy are champions of Major League Soccer for the third time in the last four years. Alhough Landon Donovan didn't get to score in his final MLS game, it seems fitting that Robbie Keane who came over and got LA over the hump is the one who made Donovan a champion once again.

After the match the MVP of the 2014 season was named the MVP of the Cup final. His glorious match winning goal was also fittingly assisted by Marcelo Sarvas as he continued his role as the engine behind the Galaxy offense with a great ball from the midfield to set Keane free.

Before the Revolution managed the equalizer, the story was Gyasi Zardes getting the first goal in an MLS Cup by a homegrown player. The man from Hawthorne knocked in a Stefan Ishizaki assist, as if the game was determined to allow everyone who changed the way LA played this year an opportunity to shine.

In Donovan's final match he got to be what he's always wanted, just another contributor that gets to go out a winner. His legacy, as it were, can remain intact. Donovan is a champion.