14 Cool and Interesting Fun Facts about Clint Dempsey’s Life

FOURTEEN COOL AND INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT CLINTON DREW DEMPSEYClinton Drew Dempsey was born on 9th March 1983. He is a professional footballer who mainly plays at the position of attacking forward. On the club level, he has played from number of clubs including New England Revolution, Fulham, Tottenham Hotspur and Seattle Sounders. On the international level, he plays for United States of America national football team.

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Clint Dempsey Interesting Facts

Clint Dempsey Interesting Facts

In this post we will be sharing some cool and interesting facts about Clint Dempsey (A great American footballer)

  1. Fulham’s all time highest goal scorer

The most amazing fact about him is that, while playing for famous Premier League Club, Fulham his performance was remarkable. He scored back to back goals and was an integral team member of the club. He holds the record of being all time leading goal scorers for the English Club.

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  1. 1st American footballer to score a hat trick in Premier League

Another impressive fact about him is that, Premier League is regarded as one of the famous football league. He represented famous English Club, Fulham in the league and gave some spectacular entertainment to football fans. He holds the honour of being first American ever to score a hat trick in Premier League matches.

  1. Most expensive American player in the history of the sport

Another interesting fact about him is that, he is most expensive American player in the game of football. In 2012, he was offered a contract worth $9.6 million by famous English Club, Tottenham. This is the highest amount ever paid to an American footballer. He scored 12 goals in total for the club.facts about Clint Dempsey

  1. Most goal scored by an American footballer in Premier League

A very amazing fact about him is that, he holds the record of highest American goal scorer in Premier League matches. With a total of 72 terrific goals scored by him in one of the world’s most famous football leagues, he remains holds the honour of  being most goal scored by an American football player.

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  1. Second most goal scorer for US national team

Another impressive and interesting fact about him is that, he holds the honour of being second most goal scorer for his national side. He has more than 130 caps earned with scoring 52 international goals. He is also fourth most capped American player.

  1. First American male player to score in three FIFA World Cups

Another outstanding fact about him is that, he holds a unique record by becoming first male American football player to represent his national team in three FIFA World Cups. Not limited to this, he is also the first male American football player to score in three FIFA World Cups for his national team.

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  1. 1st fastest goal in American World Cup history and 5th fastest goal in World Cup history

Another impressive and amazing fact about him is that, he holds the record of scoring first fastest goal scorer in American football history and fifth fastest goal in the history of World Cup matches. While playing against Ghana during 2014 FIFA World Cup he scored within 29 seconds. His style of game is extremely fast. Once he get holds the ball he is simply unstoppable.

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  1. Winner of Honda Player of the Year 2006

Another cool fact about him is that, he is the proud winner of Honda Player of the Year Award 2006. This award is considered to be highest individual honour for any football player in America. He grabbed this honour beating other famous and big football players of Fulham including Kasey Keller and Brian McBride.

  1. Personal facts about Clint Dempsey

Some interesting personal facts about him are that, he is married to Bethany Keegan. The couple have four children, two sons and two daughters. He loves to go for fishing. He is a roman catholic by religion. His father was of Irish ancestry.

Clint Dempsey facts

  1. Passion for Music

Another cool fact about him is that, he has a great passion for music. In a rapping song he along with his fellows was featured in a rapping song. The song was played in a Nike Advertisement focused for World Cup. The video became worldwide famous.

  1. Featured on the cover of FIFA 15

Another cool fact about him is that, he was featured on the cover of FIFA 15. FIFA 15 is a widely famous football game created by EA Sport. Many other famous players including Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, David Beckham has also been featured on the cover of this famous football game.

  1. Honours and Titles at Club level

An amazing fact about him is that, he has been outstanding at club level, while playing for New England Revolution he won 2 MLS Cup: Runner-up Title for the years 2005 and 2006. For Fulham he won 1 UEFA Europa League: Runner-up Title for the year 2009–10. For Seattle Sounders he won 1 Supporters’ Shield Title for the year 2014, 1 U.S. Open Cup Title for the year 2014, 1 MLS Cup Title for the year 2016.

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  1. Honours and Titles at International level

Another amazing fact about him is that, he has been outstanding at international level, while playing football for his national side. He won 1 FIFA Confederations Cup: Runner-up Title for the year 2009, 2 CONCACAF Gold Cup Title for the years 2005 and 2007.

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  1. Honours and Titles at Individual level

Another amazing fact about him is that, he has been outstanding at individual level, while playing football he won 2 Fulham Player of the Season Award for the years 2010–11 and 2011–12, 1 Confederations Cup Bronze Ball Award for the year 2009, 1 Confederations Cup Team of the Tournament Award for the year 2009, 1 CONCACAF Gold Cup Top Goal scorer Award for the year 2015, 3 U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year Award for the years 2007, 2011 and 2012, 3 Honda Player of the Year Award for the years 2006, 2011 and 2012, 4 MLS All-Star Award for the years 2005, 2014, 2015 and 2016, 1 MLS Rookie of the Year Award for the year 2004, 2 Top Scorer for Fulham Award for the years 2010–11 and 2011–12.

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