What They're Saying: Sunil Gulati

“While we are all very disappointed with the results of the match, Hope‘s post-game comments were highly inappropriate and not in line with the expectations of U.S. Soccer or the ideals of the Olympic movement."

-- U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati, in response to goalkeeper Hope Solo's comments that Sweden was “a bunch of cowards” for its defensive tactics after the USA fell to Sweden in the Olympic quarterfinals. (Twitter @GrantWahl)
6 comments about "What They're Saying: Sunil Gulati".
  1. Richard Brown, August 14, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.

    This is what I am saying about Sunil he should be fired for not firing Jurgen Klinnesman.

  2. Joe Linzner, August 15, 2016 at 9:34 a.m.

    Mr. Brown, My opinion differs.

  3. Ric Fonseca, August 15, 2016 at 1:15 p.m.

    Messr Brown and Linzer, both your comments are rather puzzling. First what does Gulatis comment have to say about Klinsmann? And how does one opinion differ from the other? Lastly, Gulati cannot be fired, only and unless he is caught in delicto or with his hand in the cookie jar, or going against the express wishes of the US BoD. Remember he's in an elected position, done so during one of US Soccer's annual AGM when elections come up (I believe every four years?) and from what I understand, he was elected by acclamation simply and because no one ran against him. Now he can/could/should resign, but I suspect he'll hang on until his term ends (he's on his third term?) after which he may also retire from his supposed full-time teaching gig at Col U, and then get a nice cushy job alongside FIFA's Infantino, after all he's currently one of the members of that "august bodys" Executive Committee members.... and som gents, and the beat goes on!!!

  4. Richard Brown, August 15, 2016 at 1:36 p.m.

    That's right Ric. It just gets me annoyed now ever time I see Klinnesman on the field. When I see him I think of the guy who hired him :)

  5. Scott Johnson, August 15, 2016 at 4:10 p.m.

    For some people, everything is about Klinsmann. Even discussions of the women's team.

  6. Joe Linzner, August 16, 2016 at 9:11 a.m.

    I do not agree on two points. It is stupid to fire Klinsmann and Sunil acted correctly with his statement. Yes, opinions are personal and carry equal weight. That is exactly that which I was trying to point out!

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