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Jabulani ball plays its part

Updated: June 13, 2010, 12:05 PM ET
By Luke Cyphers | ESPN The Magazine

RUSTENBURG, South Africa -- Meet Clintinho, Jabulani and Green.

They're not finalists in "Dancing with the Stars." But theirs is an act that served the U.S. well in its 1-1 World Cup draw with England on Saturday.

Clint Dempsey, a.k.a. "Clintinho" for the Brazilian flair he can bring to the game, scored the lone goal for the U.S. to give the Yanks a point in the opening match of Group C.

And Dempsey definitely performed a samba around England midfielder ...

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