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In pictures: Clint Dempsey, Seattle celebrate U.S. captain’s Sounders unveiling

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Misty Saldivar, of Bellingham, Wash., has her face painted in support of Clint Dempsey, captain of the United States Mens National Team, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, prior to a MLS soccer match between the Sounders and FC Dallas in Seattle. Dempsey previously played for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League and reports have linked him to joining the Seattle Sounders. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Clint Dempsey’s Saturday unveiling at CenturyLink Field made an indelible impression in the 39,360 Sounder fans who turned out to see the U.S. Men’s National Team captain in rave green. The rest of us not lucky enough to be in Seattle will have to make due with the images - pictures from “Deuce’s” introduction before yesterday’s match against FC Dallas.

All photos are courtesy of the Associated Press:

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The Seattle Sounders introduced American star Clint Dempsey Saturday Aug. 3, 2013 as their newest acquisition from Tottenham in the English Premier League. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, DEAN RUTZ) OUTS: SEATTLE OUT, USA TODAY OUT, MAGAZINES OUT, TELEVISION OUT, SALES OUT. MANDATORY CREDIT TO: DEAN RUTZ / THE SEATTLE TIMES.

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Clint Dempsey

Clint Dempsey, captain of the U.S. National Soccer Team, greets fans after he was introduced as the newest member of the Seattle Sounders FC MLS soccer team, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, prior to a match between the Sounders and FC Dallas in Seattle. Dempsey previously played for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Tifo, the large fabric signs displayed at soccer matches, that reads “Keep Calm #DempseyWatch” is displayed after Clint Dempsey, captain of the U.S. National Soccer Team, was introduced as the newest member of the Seattle Sounders FC MLS soccer team, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, prior to a match between the Sounders and FC Dallas in Seattle. Dempsey previously played for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Clint Dempsey

Seattle Sounders’ Clint Dempsey, captain of the United States Mens National Soccer Team, stands in front of the Seattle Sounders supporters section during the singing of the national anthem after he was introduced as the newest member of the MLS soccer team, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, prior to a match between the Sounders and FC Dallas in Seattle. Dempsey previously played for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Clint Dempsey

Clint Dempsey, captain of the U.S. National Soccer Team, greets fans after he was introduced as the newest member of the Seattle Sounders FC MLS soccer team, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, prior to a match between the Sounders and FC Dallas in Seattle. Dempsey previously played for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Clint Dempsey

Clint Dempsey, captain of the United States Men’s National Soccer Team, greets fans after he was introduced as the newest member of the team, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, prior to a MLS soccer match between the Sounders and FC Dallas in Seattle. Dempsey previously played for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Clint Dempsey, Joe Roth

Clint Dempsey, left, captain of the U.S. National Soccer Team, is introduced as the newest member of the Seattle Sounders FC MLS soccer team by majority owner Joe Roth, right, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, prior to a match between the Sounders and FC Dallas in Seattle. Dempsey previously played for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Clint Dempsey, Joe Roth, Adrian Hanauer, Peter McLoughlin

Clint Dempsey, left, captain of the United States Mens National Soccer Team, poses for a photo with Sounders owner Joe Roth, second from left, Sounders general manager Adrian Hanauer, second from right, and Sounders president Peter McLoughlin, right, during a ceremony introducing Dempsey as the newest member of the Sounders, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, prior to a match between the Sounders and FC Dallas in Seattle. Dempsey previously played for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Clint Dempsey

Clint Dempsey, captain of the United States Mens National Soccer Team, raises a Seattle Sounders scarf during a ceremony to introduce him as the newest member of the team, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, prior to a MLS soccer match between the Sounders and FC Dallas in Seattle. Dempsey previously played for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Clint Dempsey, Adrian Hanauer

Clint Dempsey, left, captain of the U.S. National Soccer Team, is given a soccer scarf by Sounders general manager Adrian Hanauer after Dempsey was introduced as the newest member of the Seattle Sounders FC MLS soccer team, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, prior to a match between the Sounders and FC Dallas in Seattle. Sounders general manager Adrian Hanauer looks on at right. Dempsey previously played for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Clint Dempsey

Clint Dempsey, captain of the United States Mens National Soccer Team, holds up a scarf as fans cheer after he was introduced as the newest member of the Sounders, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, prior to a match between the Sounders and FC Dallas in Seattle. Dempsey previously played for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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A fan holds a giant photo of Clint Dempsey, captain of the U.S. National Soccer team Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, during a match between the Sounders and FC Dallas in Seattle. Dempsey, who previously played for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League, was introduced as the newest member of the Sounders. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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MLS Dallas Sounders Soccer

Seattle Sounders fans carry photos of Clint Dempsey, captain of the United States Mens National Team, as they take part in the traditional “March to the Match,” Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, prior to a MLS soccer match between the Sounders and FC Dallas in Seattle. Dempsey previously played for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League and reports have linked him to joining the Seattle Sounders. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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MLS Dallas Sounders Soccer

Misty Saldivar, of Bellingham, Wash., has her face painted in support of Clint Dempsey, captain of the United States Mens National Team, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, prior to a MLS soccer match between the Sounders and FC Dallas in Seattle. Dempsey previously played for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League and reports have linked him to joining the Seattle Sounders. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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Seattle Sounders fans Larry McCann, right, and Nancy Cooper, left, both of Seattle, display a sign that has the Twitter hashtag #DempseyWatch outside CenturyLink Field before a MLS soccer match between the Sounders and FC Dallas. Clint Dempsey, captain of the United States Men’s National Team, who previously played for Tottenham Hotspur in the English Premier League, has been linked by reports to joining the Seattle Sounders. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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