"That is not true. I have a contract with Colorado [of Major League Soccer] ... Unfortunately, it's just a good rumor."
-- Fernando Clavijo
, responding to reports in Spanish-language Los
Angeles-based daily La Opinion that he has agreed to terms with U.S. Soccer to be assistant national team coach to Argentine Jose Pekerman
, whom La Opinion
claimed is about to be named U.S. head coach. Pekerman coached Argentina's 2006 World Cup team after heading
Argentina's youth national team. (San Diego Union-Tribune)