who led Italy to the Cup, and Jurgen Klinsmann, who guided Germany to third
place, left their posts, while the U.S., looking for what one official called a
"fresh approach," announced that Bruce Arena would not return.
approach" read "German coach." The 41-year-old Klinsmann, who lives
in California, was cagey about his future, but U.S. Soccer president Sunil
Gulati said, "I'm sure I will talk to Jurgen." Italy wasted no time
hiring national team legend Roberto Donadoni.
Zinedine Zidane apologized for head-butting Marco Materazzi, lipreaders weighed
in with what the Italian said to provoke the assault. Explanations ranged from
"calm down" to "[You're the] bastard son of a terrorist
Both players look
dumb, especially Materazzi, who said he didn't know what a terrorist was and
denied he dissed Zidane's family. ("The mother is sacred. You know
that.") He could be suspended and the retiring Zidane stripped of the
Golden Ball he won as Cup MVP.