What They're Saying

"I remember the World Cup semifinal. Losing that game was really hard to get over. We were playing at home dreaming of winning the World Cup. To beat Italy you need to score first or else they’ll kill you, you can’t stay calm against them."

-- U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann recalls the 2006 World Cup when he coached host Germany and it lost, 2-0, in overtime of the semifinals to eventual champ Italy. Klinsmann leads the USA against Italy in a friendly on Wednesday (2:30 pm ET, ESPN2, ESPN3.com, Galavision). (AP)

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