there's been an uproar in many areas for what the decorated german coach who has raised the US football talent pool and with 3 cups had to say... some find it un-american to ever admit such reality. supposed to put an eric cantor out there to whistle by the graveyard at every opportunity and channel the iron sheik.. US #1, everyone else pew regardless of the sport.. methinks Jurgen is simply trying to dimly tone down expectations and not aggravate any of the other nations just so we can sneak on in and do it on the down-low.. also, he's focusing on the group of death and first getting by Ghana. hey, its the Euro thing to say and do. thats how they roll. coaches routinely say "we are aiming for a tie today" rather than we always go for the win bla bla.. too much truth is "un-american?" really?
downside is if they lose, critics will say he give them an excuse before the game started. if they win, its the greatest strategy ever. u kidding me? playoffs.. havent others done this in NFl before? wonder how bb approached it with Rams? did BB say we would b in the SB in 2001? would have it hurt to say "of course we have a shot, as good as every1 else esp if we al bring in our heart but logically the odds on paper are against us!"... i have a feeling though like BB what he says in public is not what he's saying in private.
they just beatdown Nigeria and they are better ranked than US (african champs, better than ghana).. ALTIDORE will become a household name after this here tournament, take it to the bank,yo...mark it down: US will beat Ghana and get out of the group of death rocky-style. y? because ameri-CAN, NOT ameri-CANT!
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