By Brian Straus
August 02, 2013
In a monumental move for MLS, U.S. national team star Clint Dempsey is leaving the EPL for Seattle.
Andres Leighton /AP

But whether it's the right move for Dempsey remains to be seen. He is a player who envisioned a much different future only last summer. He must now reset both his mind (Seattle might be electric, but no one will mistake Dallas or Columbus for Manchester or Liverpool) and his body (five hour flights, artificial turf, etc.) for the unexpected challenge to come.

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