Americans are taking their coaching expertise to the Bundesliga.
New Leipzig coach Jesse Marsch became the second American in charge of a team in Germany’s top football division after Stuttgart’s Pellegrino Matarazzo.
“The best way to represent our football back home, and the pride I have of being an American and a big part of MLS (Major League Soccer) — that being a big part of my story — is just to honour what I think needs to be done and to try to work as hard as I possibly can,” Marsch said in a video conference call with journalists this week.
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