"It was a very honest relationship from the first moment on. I told him right away, 'I have the highest respect for Bob, an admiration for what he did, now it is down to me to continue the work
that he and Bruce (Arena) started.' I told him that there would be no problem at all -- I think you could see that from the first moment on, it's an honest and straightforward relationship."
-- U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann on his relationship with midfielder Michael Bradley, the son of Klinsmann's predecessor Bob Bradley, who was fired
in July 2011 after nearly five years in charge to make way for Klinsmann. (Reuters)