With Jurgen Klinsmann’s tenure as United States head coach coming to an end, a number of players made their thoughts known on social media in the immediate aftermath of the news.
It’s clear that, while some are happy about the news, many others were given a chance under the German, and others just hurt to see a man lose his job.
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First up was Landon Donovan, who retired last year but made a comeback with Bruce Arena’s LA Galaxy this season. Landon was famously left off the USMNT roster for the 2014 World Cup by Klinsmann, but now with Arena expected to take over as U.S. manager, could Landon make a comeback on a national level? He offered his thoughts on the news.
While Landon stayed professional, others didn’t hide their true feelings. Benny Feilhaber, who has been infamously shoved aside in the national picture by Klinsmann, made it clear how he felt about the decision.
Ruthless. Feilhaber has 41 U.S. caps, although he was last a regular in 2010, featuring only twice since, and not since 2013.
25-year-old Greg Garza, currently with Liga MX club Tijuana, gave thanks to Klinsmann for handing the Texas product his debut cap back in September of 2014.
Garza has nine caps, all coming under Klinsmann.
Finally, Bundesliga lifer Joe Gyau who has two USMNT caps, showed appreciation for Klinsmann, who supported Gyau through a rocky period. After Gyau suffered a knee injury in 2014, Klinsmann was there to support him and help him heal.
As the news only came down a few hours ago, there are sure to be others who come forward with public opinions.