Since moving to his adopted country, German-born Juergen Klinsmann has picked up on the gamesmanship for which the fraternity of American sports coaches is notorious.
On the eve of its
Klinsmann glossed over the fact that all referees are required to speak Team USA's native language.
The coach previously found fault with FIFA burdening his team with perhaps the heaviest travel demands at the tournament and allowing Germany an extra day of rest before their match. Left unsaid was that such developments happened randomly.
On the lighter side, the
President Obama, who has been photographed watching Cup games, is either disinterested or is deciding comparable items to put up in a wager.