WORLD CUP NEWS: Clint Dempsey
ESPN SportsCenter confirmed via Twitter that Clint Dempsey broke his nose in yesterday’s World Cup match. Dempsey was kicked in the face by John Boye. In the same tweet, they announced that Dempsey’s teammate Jozy Altidore, who strained his hamstring, will be examined today. Altidore left yesterday’s match early and was unable to return.
UPDATE: Clint Dempsey has a broken nose. Jozy Altidore's strained left hamstring will be evaluated this afternoon.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) June 17, 2014
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After the kick, he was rolling around in pain on the ground, but he went back in a few minutes later and kept playing. This is a screen cap of the aftermath.
In case you missed it, this is a gif of Altidore going down once he strained his hamstring.