Moments after his U.S. national team was knocked out of the World Cup earlier this week, coach Bruce Arena was asked about his future.
“I think I have a good future,” he said. “I don’t know what I’m going to be doing, but whatever I’m doing, I think it’s going to be good.”
On Friday, Arena became the first casualty of the failed U.S. bid to qualify for next summer’s World Cup when he resigned.
“When I took the job, I knew there was a great challenge ahead, probably more than most people could appreciate,” Arena, the first U.S. coach to miss the World Cup in a generation, said in a statement. “Everyone involved in the program gave everything they had for the last 11...