In less than an hour, U.S. soccer star Clint Dempsey will take part in one of the biggest games, if not the biggest game, of his storied career when the USA does battle with Germany with a berth in the knockout stage of the 2014 World Cup on the line. It's going to be epic.

Before you sit down to watch the game, though, take a look at the "Up Close" interview above, which features Dempsey speaking about his upbringing with SkeeTV. It'll give you a better understanding of where Dempsey came from and what he's all about, both as a player and, more importantly, as a person.

GO USA.

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