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Jurgen Klinsmann Out As USMNT Head Coach

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- U.S. Soccer Men's National Team Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann has been fired, the organization announced.

U.S. soccer president Sunil Gulati will conduct a media teleconference call Tuesday afternoon to explain the decision.

"We want to thank Jurgen for his hard work and commitment during these last five years," Gulati said in a statement. "He took pride in having the responsibility of steering the program, and there were considerable achievements along the way."

Klinsmann, who took over in July of 2011, was 55-27-16.

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