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Klinsmann fired as US coach

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Chicago - Former Germany player and coach Jurgen Klinsmann was fired on Monday as coach of the United States after losing two 2018 Soccer World Cup qualifying matches.

The 52-year-old, who won the World Cup as a player with Germany in 1990, had been in charge of the US since 2011.

US Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati announced the "difficult decision" without naming a replacement. The United States does not face another World Cup qualifier until March.

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