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US Soccer financials take $6.2m hit for firing Jürgen Klinsmann

  • Financials indicate US Soccer paid $6.2m related to firing of Klinsmann
  • Klinsmann was fired in November after US team’s poor start in qualifying
  • Jill Ellis paid $90,000 bonus for guiding to Women’s World Cup

The decision to fire US soccer coach Jürgen Klinsmann may have been necessary, but it was a costly one.

The US soccer federation incurred a “one-time, non-cash accounting charge” of $6.2m in connection with the sacking of Klinsmann and his staff, according to a document from the 2017 USSF Annual General Meeting that was disclosed on Wednesday by Becca Roux, the interim executive director of the US Women’s National Team Players Association.

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