“And how should I do that? Hold him in my arms, perhaps? I have no control over what happens out there. Between the lines, the referee’s supposed to be controlling the game. So I
can’t protect him. We're hopeful the referee does a good job of protecting all the players.”
-- Bruce Arena
asked at Monday's pre-game press conference ahead of
USA-Trinidad & Tobago if there was a way to protect 19-year-old star Christian Pulisic
from being beaten up by opponents.