Seattle Sound Jubilant Note as USMNT Captain Clint Dempsey Is Unveiled

The Seattle Sounders rolled out the red carpet in style to welcome new signing Clint Dempsey to the club.

The United States captain has joined the Major League Soccer side after leaving Tottenham Hotspur following just one season with the North London club.

But if the forward was in any doubt about his move to Seattle, the welcome afforded to the player by the club and almost 40,000 supporters inside CenturyLink Field will have assuaged his thoughts.

The 30-year-old has cost Seattle a fee of around £6 million, according to BBC Sport, which is the same figure Spurs paid Fulham for his services just before the 2012 summer transfer window closed.

Dempsey scored 12 goals in 43 appearances for Tottenham last season, but his first-team opportunities would have been limited this year following the arrival of Roberto Soldado from Valencia.

Dempsey left the New England Revolution in January 2007 to join Fulham in the Pr...

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