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Klinsmann more than ready for the World Cup

Klinsmann more than ready for the World Cup

Posted by Liliana Castaño on May 06, 2014

The U.S. won't play its first game in this summer's World Cup for seven weeks. But, predictably, Juergen Klinsmann is already impatient.

"It is an exciting time," the U.S. national soccer team coach said over breakfast. "It finally gets down to what really matters. The tournament itself."

That also means there is still much to do and precious little time left to do it.

So when Klinsmann speaks the words rush out, with adverbs tumbling into the wrong places and sentences forming without pronouns. Part of that is because Klinsmann thinks in his native German but often speaks in one of four other languages.

Then again, skip a pronoun here or there over the course of the day and who knows how much time you'll save. And now, as the World Cup nears, time is of the essence.

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