What They're Saying: Jurgen Klinsmann

"I think it's giving him compliments, giving him encouragement, but keeping things on the ground is very important right now. I talk to his coach, I will talk to him and keep things balanced. That's a lot for not even an 18-year-old. We'll keep things grounded, but we are excited that we have a talent like him coming through the ranks."

-- U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann, saying he's focused on protecting 17-year-old Christian Pulisic, who made his first start for Borussia Dortmund on Sunday. (FoxSports.com)
1 comment about "What They're Saying: Jurgen Klinsmann".
  1. Wooden Ships, February 22, 2016 at 8:15 a.m.

    Here we go again, JK having to soothe the US soccer fans. Is it not true, that many players, of other countries, that have shown this level of ability, have started for or been part of their national team rosters? As I see it, we lack the skilled, technical, combination style attack need up top. JA and our style of play the last 5 years is not going to see us through the Copa and probably not the qualifying to Russia. Are we then waiting for Qatar? JK has to change is quasi long ball, restart dependence. I believe we now have the players that can build and cycle an evolved, for us, style of play. What are we protecting CP from, himself? Shouldn't he have a voice? He's obviously got the courage..

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