21 Total Quotes

Juergen Klinsmann Quotes

Oliver still had the edge in August but Jens made progress over the past few months and we thought he was now slightly ahead. We think Jens will help us achieve something great at the World Cup.
Juergen Klinsmann
#Past

The media criticism from the past weeks has been below the belt for most parts and had nothing to do with the sporting side of things. I think it was tremendously important for us to win tonight.
Juergen Klinsmann
#Criticism

The 4-1 defeat in Italy was not as bad as some people said it was and this 4-1 victory against the United States may not be as good as some people will say.
Juergen Klinsmann
#Defeat

Greece is a hardship case and more shocks will be coming, ... It's a blow for the whole country after Euro 2004 and personally I'm very sorry.
Juergen Klinsmann
#Country

Greece is a hardship case and more shocks will be coming. It's a blow for the whole country after Euro 2004 and personally I'm very sorry.
Juergen Klinsmann
#Country

Italy gave us a lesson. When they scored two goals in the first (seven) minutes we didn't know how to respond. We made too many errors and weren't able to put Italy in danger. My compliments to Lippi and Italy.
Juergen Klinsmann
#Goals

Mike has impressed us for some time as he's found his game and used goal chances with enormous energy and the right instinct.
Juergen Klinsmann
#Energy

We have a working style that, for many, maybe takes some getting used to. And if you approach something differently, you always have to expect a headwind - but that is not a problem for me, because there are always different opinions in every profession.
Juergen Klinsmann
#Style

We have a working style that, for many, maybe takes some getting used to. And if you approach something differently, you always have to expect a headwind -- but that is not a problem for me, because there are always different opinions in every profession.
Juergen Klinsmann
#Style

After the game against the United States we looked at the developments in the last 22 months very closely and we now reached a decision.
Juergen Klinsmann
#United States

It was a very tight race for the starting position. In the last few months, Jens kept making up lost ground and now he is slightly ahead of Oliver.
Juergen Klinsmann
#Race

I have no problem in sitting together at a table with people who have a different opinion and sometimes are loud in discussions,
Juergen Klinsmann
#People

This isn't really an issue, I'm in Germany twice a month anyhow.
Juergen Klinsmann
#Germany

We gained a huge amount of experience here, standing firm in front of an amazing crowd of over 100,000. We had a very young team. We suffered from some nervousness in the first half, but after that things went smoother against a very good Iran side.
Juergen Klinsmann
#Experience

He could have stumbled his way through but only at about 70 or 80 percent of his usual performance, and would have then needed surgery afterwards.
Juergen Klinsmann
#Performance

Good defense starts with forwards.
Juergen Klinsmann
#Defense

The requirement that a national team player has to be first-choice on his team is a thing of the past.
Juergen Klinsmann
#Choice

The title is not an illusion. Otherwise, Greece would have been an illusion too.
Juergen Klinsmann
#Illusion

This is something I can't do anything about, so I don't really worry about it. We are focusing on the sporting side. We know what this team is capable of. ... We are following our course and we are also trying to have fun.
Juergen Klinsmann
#Worry

We talked a lot and it was important. Now, all our concentration is devoted to soccer and the next game.
Juergen Klinsmann
#Soccer

We've learned from it. You get to know where your enemies are.
Juergen Klinsmann
#Enemies