The first qualification match for the World Cup 2018 in Russia, Klinsmann has lost at home to Mexico 2-1. Four days later, his team had a chance to fix a damage in Costa Rica, but Klinsmann’s men suffered another defeat. It was 4-0 in the end, which was the heaviest defeat for USA in the last 36 years.
The United States so qualifications for the World Cup opened with two heavy defeats and have four points less than that the second place team, Mexico who with four points holds the last place which leads Russia.
The 52-year-ol German expert took over the US national team in 2011, and led the team to the World Cup in Brazil, where Americans passed a group in a tough competition with Germany, Portugal and Ghana. In the extra time of the knockout stage, USA got knocked out by Belgium.
“We would like to thank Jürgen for everything that he made these years.”
Thanks to his dedication and enormous work, American football is now a much more serious.”
“We need to determine the best way forward to ensure a successful journey to qualify for our eighth consecutive World Cup, ” said the president of the American Alliance Sunil Gulati.
Klinsmann had a contract with the US national team until the end of 2018, and he was earning approximately $ 2.5 million per year.