"The results will tell in the future if it helped Bruce to achieve the goals that are set," Klinsmann said. "But I think whenever you have the chance to put your stamp on a program, you do it with everything you have, and that's what I tried to do. I think we achieved a lot within the system of U.S. Soccer, connecting a lot of dots - even though there are so many out there that are disconnected, which we know. But now it's there for the next group of leaders to continue that."
"I think we all need to be aware that we're just part of a certain timeline, and then somebody else takes over and takes it to the next level in his own way," he said. "But a lot has been done in the last five years which I've been really proud of."