Bruce Arena hints at exit clause in United States soccer contract

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With a 2-1 loss on Tuesday night to Trinidad and Tobago, the United States men's national team failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation. Even despite conceding those two weird goals, we still positioned ourselves to get out of there with a point.

Needing only a tie to stay in the running for a World Cup berth, a listless usa team scored an own goal, went down 2-0 by halftime, and never looked like a team fighting for its World Cup life. We didn't get the job done.

The country's brightest star, Christian Pulisic, won't get a chance to play on the big stage until he's 23, at least.

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Arena did not think fatigue over the two matches was a major factor, saying: "You have a little bit of a heavy field and it's hot".

Arena said the qualifying campaign was an uphill battle since the two early defeats. They won just three of 10 World Cup qualifiers this time around.

"We knew we were behind the eight-ball since last November". Panama's tying goal clearly did not cross the line. "If the officiating is right, probably half of those (Panamanian) guys aren't even playing in that game because of what they did to us on Friday". They need someone who identifies with fans and makes decisions based on how it improves the sport in this country and not people's pockets. "Sunil has done great things for U.S. Soccer but recently is harming the program more than he's helping it". "But that's CONCACAF. It's all part of the exercise".

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"The criticism on Sunil is unfair", Arena told the Post. He has been in charge of U.S. Soccer since 2006 and, barring a resignation, will be seeking a fourth term as federation president in February. And while I haven't played professionally or have been a soccer administrator, it hasn't really stopped other people from outside of soccer from becoming President so a lack of experience seems kind of moot at this point. And Tuesday, a set of American players more talented and accomplished at club level than their predecessors failed to do what previous editions of the USMNT have done on six consecutive occasions - finish top three in the Hex.

It can be argued that United States players now are more talented than they ever were but the problem is a lack of talented coaches throughout the country.

While the entire program, including USSF president, needs a complete revamp around young phenom Christian Pulisic, it has to be a priority to bring on a new coach and if possible, a big name that has attained success on the worldwide stage whether it be with a national team or with a big club in Europe. They have coaching education. Every MLS club has an academy program. An increasingly sturdy domestic league, M.L.S., now in its 23rd season, was expected to gradually fortify the United States men's player pool. But when it mattered most, the players looked as flat as they did during the 4-0 loss to Costa Rica that cost Klinsmann his job. Everyone has done a lot of leg work and invested a lot of money to get it going. As will both Iran and South Korea, assuming they still exist next year.

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"Everything's a lot easier when you're on the outside looking in, but it is time - and maybe this is the only time it could have happened - to re-evaluate and reassess what's going on and make sure we are doing the right things and implementing the right things to make sure this doesn't happen again".

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