Clint Dempsey
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"Clinton Drew "Clint" Dempsey" is an American association football/soccer player who plays for Seattle Sounders FC in Major League Soccer. He is the Captain (association football)/captain of the United States men's national soccer team/United States national team. He has also played for New England Revolution, Fulham F.C./Fulham and Tottenham Hotspur F.C./Tottenham Hotspur.

Growing up in Nacogdoches, Texas, Dempsey played for one of the top youth soccer clubs in the state, the Dallas Texans Soccer Club/Dallas Texans, before playing for Furman University's men's soccer team. In 2004, Dempsey was drafted by Major League Soccer club New England Revolution, where he quickly integrated himself into the starting lineup. Hindered initially by a jaw injury, he would eventually score 25 goals in 71 appearances with the Revolution. Between 2007 and 2012, Dempsey played for Premier League team Fulham and is the club's highest Premier League goalscorer of all time. Dempsey became the first American player to score a hat-trick in the English Premier League, in the 5–2 win over Newcastle United F.C./Newcastle United in January 2012.

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