Tuesday May 27th, 2014

Clint Dempsey Captain Clint Dempsey will lead the U.S. men's national team vs. Azerbaijan Tuesday night. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Attention U.S. men's national team: Snoop Dogg is watching.

The Doggfather himself offered an Instagram salute to Clint Dempsey and the U.S. men hours before they take on Azerbaijan in the first of three World Cup send-off matches being played on U.S. soil. Snoop dubbed Dempsey, "The No. 1 soccer player in the world, yessir!" (Someone get this man a Ballon d'Or vote) and offered a message of good luck for him and his teammates. Watch it below:

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