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What They're Saying
January 22nd, 2012 12:50AM

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"This is a different level. Everything is done much faster. Not only do you have to make decisions fast, [you] have to think ahead. This is especially difficult for players here, where they come from a background where a lot of the next moves are being told to them. 'Oh, you pass here, pass there.' It's not working. The moment you go to a higher level, you've got to think ahead. You've got to move into the space before the ball comes."

-- Jurgen Klinsmann on why the USA lags behind the rest of the world in soccer. (Los Angeles Times)



2 comments
  1. David Mozeshtam
    commented on: January 22, 2012 at 10:45 a.m.
    Sounds like Klinsmann is all too ready to put the blame exclusively on players for the team's poor play since he's been the coach.

  1. Paul Bryant
    commented on: January 22, 2012 at 1:55 p.m.
    If you watched the game against Venezuela you would understand what he is saying. Some USMNT players get it, most of them don't.


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