You know what's hard to do? This. Clint Dempsey has never embraced the workmanlike Yankee style that many American players appear to have stuck in their chromosomes. The man takes risks. He's good at it. It's why he's good.

UPDATE: Clint Dempsey is even better that first reported. From Soccer By Ives

A few weeks after setting the single-season goal record for an American in the Premier League, Dempsey scored twice in Fulham's 3-0 victory over Bolton Wednesday to become the club's career leading goal scorer in the Premier League era with 33.

Dempsey scores twice, becomes Fulham's career Premier League scoring leader [Soccer By Ives]