Friday 13 December 2019

Video: Clint Dempsey discovers that America doesn’t know who Clint Dempsey is

Clint Dempsey and an unsuspecting New Yorker
Clint Dempsey and an unsuspecting New Yorker

We may have got a bit carried away about the impact of the World Cup on America.

While the US men’s soccer team stole our hearts, their captain Clint Dempsey still can pass for a surly hooded man of little extra import on the streets of New York.

With a manner like a prison guard sent in to a school to scare children off cigarettes, Clint Dempsey asks a number of relaxing New Yorkers what they think of Clint Dempsey.

None of them realise quite what’s going on. Clint, frankly, seems quite annoyed:

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