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What They're Saying
March 31st, 2014 9:43PM

TAGS:  men's national team


"I have to make decisions with my staff to put them into the spots where I think they are the best in order to hopefully do well this summer in Brazil. Sometimes it’s a shift that doesn’t please everybody, but this is part of the head coach’s role. You’re not there to please everybody, you are there to put people hopefully in the best positions, get a job done. The job is getting out of the group stage this summer."

-- U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann on the "professional shift" removing his longtime assistant Martin Vasquez from the national team staff less than three months before the World Cup finals. (

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