World Cup 2014

World Cup: US national team star Clint Dempsey graces Sports Illustrated cover

US national team and Seattle Sounders star Clint Dempsey is on the cover of Sports Illustrated's new World Cup issue. Of course. Who else would represent 'Murica as well as Dempsey?

Actually his is one of four available SI covers, along with Argentina's Lionel Messi, Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, and Uruguay's Luis Suarez.

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