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Twitter reacts to Jurgen Klinsmann's firing

It was a mix of shock and fun Monday afternoon

United States v Ecuador: Quarterfinal - Copa America Centenario Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images

News of Jurgen Klinsmann being dismissed as United States Head Coach on Monday spread quickly, just as quickly as Bruce Arena being in line to replace him, in a busy first half of the week for US Soccer and Sunil Gulati.

That Klinsmann’s firing should have happened awhile ago is certainly warranted, but having it actually transpire was a bit of a shock. Whether Arena does well in the role again remains to be seen to say nothing of whatever the LA Galaxy will do to fit Arena’s large shoes that he would abandon.

But that’s not why were here honestly. When something this surprising does happen, inevitable or not, people have an urge go online to chat about them, in various ways. Be it current or former US players, MLS team accounts, or members of the soccer beat, lots of takes abound:

Deep breath and (please let this be true)


And it wouldn’t be Twitter unless: