Dempsey: 'I just wanted to come home'

August 5, 2013
By Associated Press


SEATTLE -- For the past few seasons playing in England, even as he participated in a Europa League final with Fulham and was on the cusp of a Champions League berth at Tottenham Hotspur, Clint Dempsey felt the pull to come back to America grow stronger.

“ I just missed being in America. I wanted to help continue the growth of the game here. You can't help the growth of the game if you come back and you don't perform.

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