Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Klinsmann is back

Who would have known? Bayern Munich is giving the reins to Jürgen Klinsmann at the end of this season, a two-year contract worth $12.3 million annually. Why? The answer, according to Nick Bidwell, "is Germany's third-place finish at the '06 World Cup, a tournament the team illuminated with its heart and attacking élan."

Let's see how he fares at Bayern Munich, a club that already features German soccer greats club president Beckenbauer, Rummenigge, Hoeness, and board advisor Paul Breitner at headquarters, and of course, goalkeeper Oliver Kahn in the field.

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