Clint Dempsey’s challenge to Eddie Johnson: Stay off Twitter and Instagram for a week

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Eddie Johnson got himself into trouble with D.C. United and the club’s supporters this week with social media missteps. Johnson apologized to the fans — online and through traditional media — and promised to be more careful on Twitter. Johnson’s former Seattle and U.S. teammate, Clint Dempsey, wants him to stick to that pledge. In accepting an ALS ice-shower challenge Thursday, the World Cup star posted this video:

Johnson’s response:

@clint_dempsey this is my last post for a week lol #georgetown #waterfront #DC #smoothchilling #lifeisgood #positivevibes #positiveliving #soblessed

Real Salt Lake’s Carlos Salcedo, the recipient of Johnson’s ball-slamming, also chimed in:

Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.

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Steven Goff · August 14, 2014