Former USMNT striker Eric Wynalda claims the United States wasn’t attacking enough in its World Cup, and actually had to be cautioned to calm down after dropping an S-bomb during an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show”.
“This is a boxing match that was fifteen rounds and we went the first 10 rounds with one arm tied behind our backs,” Wynalda said.
Wynalda also referenced his being benched against Brazil in the 1994 World Cup in a “Glory Days” moment that is incomparable and very regrettable. The U.S. lost that game 1-0, by the way.
When asked about Klinsmann moving forward, Wynalda called him “almost un-American.”
“The whole country is singing this song, ‘I Believe’, and the only guy who didn’t believe was Jurgen,” Wynalda said. “That’s hard on the players, all the people in this country who are really ready to get behind this sport… That’s just almost un-American.”
As an analyst, he liked the move of Geoff Cameron to midfield, but said the No. 1 problem was Michael Bradley playing out of position.
Personal opinion: the take was clown shoes. Wynalda sounded like a sour grapes guy who was looking for another reason to rip on Jurgen Klinsmann and not the players or mismatches.
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