#ThankYouDeuce: Twitter reacts to Clint Dempsey's retirement

As soon as Clint Dempsey abruptly announced his retirement from professional soccer Wednesday afternoon, the plaudits and memories came rolling in.

Dempsey's former clubs, former teammates, members of the media, fans and many more have taken to social media to congratulate Deuce on a legendary career after the news caught the soccer world by surprise.

Here's some of the best reactions on Twitter. #ThankYouDeuce.