Nacogdoches' Clint Dempsey scores record goal at World Cup

Nacogdoches' Clint Dempsey scores record goal at World Cup
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POSTED: Monday, June 16, 2014 - 5:22pm

UPDATED: Monday, June 16, 2014 - 8:25pm

An East Texan is making news on the world stage.

Clint Dempsey, who is from Nacogdoches, scored against Ghana at the World Cup Monday.

Dempsey scored thirty seconds into the match.

It is the earliest U.S. goal ever in the World Cup.

It is also the fifth-fastest goal in World Cup history.

Dempsey becomes the first American to score goals at three different World Cups.

The United States beat Ghana, 2-1.

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