"Hey @clint_dempsey I have number 2 locked up. Hostage negotiations commence now hahaha just kidding!…"
-- Seattle Sounders rookie star DeAndre Yedlin, tweeting about his No. 2 jersey he'll have to hand in to the Sounders' new signing, Clint Dempsey.
"It's a hostage situation. I'll talk with him and I'm sure that there will be some type of compensation and we'll work it out."
-- Dempsey in response to Yedlin's tweet, in a television interview with KING 5 during halftime of Saturday's Seattle-FC Dallas game.