What turned in less than 48 hours from Twitter rumor into the most exciting signing by a MLS team since David Beckham. This is a terrific story, incredible development for my team, one of the top teams in MLS,  and an absolute thrill for the most passionate fans in North American Soccer.

After clearing a designated-player spot by signing Shalrie Joseph to a new contract, the Sounders reach an agreement with Tottenham Hotspur to acquire Clint Dempsey.

What a great catch for the Seattle Sounders. Now the Cup, or bust!