The Klinsmann Era has begun.
Excitement abounded when the announcement was made concerning the American's new head coach. Now, after nearly a year at helm the attention has turned to World Cup qualifying and the future of the team.
After some disappointing results the once bright outlook many fans had began to fade. But there are still plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the USMNT moving forward.
Landon Donovan and company continue to showcase their abilities on the pitch each match out. New faces have emerged on the scene and casual fans are beginning to know their names. Attendance and ratings continually go up showing that the country is getting behind the team.
The march to the 2014 World Cup is on and the US is starting to reveal themselves to be more than just a novelty on the world stage. Work is still to be done, but the improvements are noticeable and exciting.
Here are 10 reasons we should still be optimistic about Klinsmann's work.