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Clint Dempsey

Soccer Player from United States of America

Clint Dempsey Clinton Drew "Clint" Dempsey (born March 9, 1983) is an American association football player who plays for Tottenham Hotspur and the United States national team. Growing up in Nacogdoches, Texas, Dempsey played for one of the top youth football clubs in the state, the Dallas Texans, before playing for Furman University's men's football 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 first represented the United States at the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship in the United Arab Emirates. He made his first appearance with the senior team on November 17, 2004, against Jamaica; he was then named to the squad for the 2006 World Cup and scored the team's only goal of the tournament. Dempsey recorded the fastest goal in U.S. World Cup qualifying history by scoring after 53 seconds of an eventual 8–0 defeat of Barbados. In the 2010 FIFA World  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Known as
Clinton Drew Dempsey
Date of birth
1983-03-09
Place of birth
Nacogdoches
Nationality
United States of America
Parents
Aubrey Dempsey, Debbie Dempsey
Spouse(s)
Bethany Dempsey
Children
Jackson Dempsey Elysia Dempsey
Siblings
Jennifer Dempsey Ryan Dempsey
Profession
Soccer Player

Education

Institution From To
Furman University

Athlete facts

Sports
Football

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