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MLS Star Jay DeMerit

Foots Bill For Boozy

Canadian Fans, Eh!

9/1/2012 3:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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You're MLS stud Jay DeMerit and your maple-loving fans just drove 315 miles to see you play -- but your team totally botched the match ... so whadda you do? Buy them a bunch of drinks and get wasted, duh.

TMZ has learned ... the Vancouver Whitecaps captain showed up at a bar called The Vault in Portland, Oregon Saturday night -- after suffering a brutal loss to the Portland Timbers -- and ran into a group of 25 of his BIGGEST fans.

Jay tells TMZ -- he was pretty pissed, but when he saw the fans -- who call themselves "The Handbags"-- he changed his 'tude.

Jay knocked a few back with the group, pounding vodka-sodas, beer and a specialty drink called "The Handbag." In return the group taught him some awesome soccer chants.

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The MLS captain covered the $600 tab -- He tells us, "The fans paid a lot of money to travel from Vancouver and if I can give them a good memorable night, then why not?"

Yeah -- winning works too.

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16 COMMENTS

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Bitch please    

Oooooh wooooow this is so important. We like need to post this story like ASAP! NOT!

780 days ago
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MrHarrybawls2010    

Is the Loser in the blue t-shirt dead?

780 days ago
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chuck    

Thought the guy in the blue shirt was Jay....... Huh

780 days ago
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Meggie24    

That headline doesn't property capture how Canadians use the "word" EH. It isn't just thrown on the end of a sentence. It's used in the same way you'd say, "right?" or "you know?', ie, "So I was just standing there, eh, and I saw him at the bar so I walked over and ..."

780 days ago
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static    

Soccer sucks but that's a cool story good for him.

780 days ago
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Phishie from Philly    

That's mighty canadian of you.
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Phishie from Philly

780 days ago
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Pete the Geek    

Dear TMZ Overnight Weekend Web Intern: Jay DeMerit *IS* a winner!

780 days ago
8.

Vampyr    

I am also not a soccer watcher, but world wide, Soccer, or Football as it is known outside of North America is watched by more people around the world than Football (US/Canada), Basketball, hockey, Baseball all combined. And LOL, most Canadians don't say 'eh' even half as much as we all think they do.

780 days ago
9.

Yup    

Nice story...

780 days ago
10.

defygames    

very interesting post.

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http://defygames.com/View-Toys-puzzle-room-escape-574

780 days ago
11.

Elmo    

lmao.... Jay Demerit is American u dummies

780 days ago
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Jolene    

Freakin idiots, if soccer sucks so much, why does the majority of the world love it? But seriously, don't come to the games, keeps my season tickets cheaper :)

780 days ago
13.

GoPackers    

Good to see a pro athlete caring taking care of the fans like they take care of him.

779 days ago
14.

Anthony    

Check the bars around LA tonight because he's going to have to pony up for the bill again because they lost....AGAIN.

779 days ago

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