Jurgen Klinsmann, who led Germany to a third-place finish at the 2006 World Cup, was named coach of the U.S. men’s national soccer team.
Jurgen Klinsmann’s first game as coach of the U.S. men’s national soccer team ended in a 1-1 draw with archrival Mexico.
The U.S. defeated Ghana 2-1 in their Group G match in soccer’s World Cup in Brazil as John Brooks responded with the decisive goal after Andre Ayew had tied the game late in the second half.
Landon Donovan, the U.S. men’s soccer career scoring leader with 57 goals, was among seven players dropped as coach Jurgen Klinsmann announced his 23-man roster for the World Cup starting next month in Brazil.
Landon Donovan, the career scoring leader for the U.S. men’s national soccer team, was among seven players left off as coach Jurgen Klinsmann announced his 23-man roster for the World Cup.
The U.S. men’s soccer team got its first victory in Mexico in 25 games spanning 75 years, winning 1-0 on an 80th-minute goal by Michael Orozco Fiscal.
The U.S. will have to do things the hard way if it’s to make the second round at next year’s soccer World Cup in Brazil.
"He was very straightforward and honest in his approach, and I admire him for that."
- Jurgen Klinsmann on Aug 21, 2014