Posted September 02, 2012 on AP on Fox

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 15: US National Soccer Team players Clint Dempsey (L) and Josie Altador arrive at the 2009 ESPY Awards held at Nokia Theatre LA Live on July 15, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. The 17th annual ESPYs will air on Sunday, July 19 at 9PM ET on ESPN. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images for ESPY)
Two days after a surprise move to Tottenham, Clint Dempsey has been selected in the United States squad for its upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Jamaica. Dempsey, who sat out the first week of the English Premier League season while his move was finalized, was one of 25 players in the squad announced Sunday by coach Jurgen Klinsmann. The Americans travel to Kingston for a game Friday, then host the Reggae Boyz four days later in Columbus, Ohio. The teams are tied on top of Group A with four points each, though the Americans have the edge in goal differential. The Americans are unbeaten against Jamaica, winning 10 and drawing eight matches, but have never won a World Cup qualifier in Jamaica.
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