Clint Dempsey Becomes First American to Score EPL Hat Trick
Sometimes it takes a Texan to show them how its done.
Clint Dempsey became the first American to score a hat trick in the English Premier League leading Fullham to a 5-2 rout over Newcastle United Saturday afternoon.
Dempsey scored his first goal in the 59th minute to break a 1-1 tie then 5 minutes later her scored again to put his side up 3-1. With the game already academic, Dempsey scored on a breakaway in the 89th minute to put his side up 5-2.
Dempsey is from Nacogdoches, Texas and a starter on the United States National Team. He has scored 52 goals in the EPL with Fullham and have been one of their top scorers this season with 15 goals.