Clint Dempsey notched his first goal with Seattle Sounders FC by finishing Lamar Neagle's cross with a deft tap from the outside of his right foot. It was Dempsey's first MLS goal since 2006, back in his days with the New England Revolution. Deuce's simple finish gave his side a 1-0 lead.
Because Major League Soccer is Major League Soccer, they have to go to greater lengths to enter the national consciousness. Sometimes that ends up ugly: recall that young lady who sang the anthem. But sometimes it's glorious! Remember when MLS mailed us a big box of premade cheesesteaks? Glorious meat, in glorious…
Here's an ad that was in the Seattle Times last month — and on the main page of its web site — featuring Seattle Sounders FC star forward Fredy Montero. Talk about unfortunate ad placement.