MNT Jan 21, 2012
Clint, to coin the phrase from former SportsCenter anchor Dan Patrick, is 'en fuego'. Dempsey dumped in three second half goals as Fulham raced to a 5-2 victory against Newcastle this afternoon.
Deuce becomes the first American to score a hat trick in the Premier League - did we mention he scored three against Charlton in an FA Cup match two weeks ago? He now has 15 goals in all competitions this season, including nine league goals, and has pushed his career tally at Fulham to 52 total. The 42 lifetime strikes in the Premier League is also a record for a U.S. international.
Like we said, en fuego ...