Thursday, June 5, 2008

Birthright

There are only two American-born head coaches in MLS right now.

Can you guess who they are? Hint: Their teams aren't at the top of the table.

The others were born in various countries - Costa Rica, Germany, Brazil, Scotland, England, Uruaguy, and Holland. Can anyone correctly match all the MLS head coaches to their country of birth?

15 comments:

el chueco said...

Jason Kreis and Tom Soehn

Anonymous said...

Do interim head coaches not count? If they do I think you've got 3.

A.C. said...

I wasn't counting interims. El chueco is right for the first part of the trivia. Anyone want to tackle the second part and match the remaining coaches to birthplaces?

Matt Y said...

wasn't soehn born in germany?

2T's said...

Onalfo and Kreis

A.C. said...

Tom was born in Chicago.

Ronnydoich said...

Ill take .."I'm not sure" for 500 A.C.

Dave Lifton said...

Schmid - Germany
Onalfo - Brazil
Hamlet - Costa Rica
Kinnear, Nicol - Scotland
Yallop - England
Gullit - Holland
Clavijo - Uruguay

But you also left out

Preki - Yugoslavia
Osorio - Colombia

A.C. said...

A.C. said...

Very good, Dave. I left off a couple of countries to try and make the question tricky, but you handled it quite well.
Though to be specific, Preki was born in Serbia.
Finally, you also left out
John Carver - England

Mr. Snarky said...

Oooh! I have an answer! Who gives a sh#t?

CACuzcatlan said...

You asked what country each coach was born in. Preki was born in the country of Yugoslavia. Serbia was not the name of the country when he was born.

Anonymous said...

Is this the Pedantics Anonymous meeting?

ElusiveDB said...

Wasn't Hamlet raised in the US though?

A.C. said...

Well, "raised" would change the country status of quite a few of the coaches - that's a whole different level of trivia.

Vascao said...

Yallop, anyone?