Juergen Klinsmann hired at Toronto FC

Updated: November 3, 2010, 12:30 PM ET
Associated Press

TORONTO -- Toronto FC has hired former Germany coach Juergen Klinsmann as an adviser.

The struggling Major League Soccer team said Wednesday that Klinsmann and his company, SoccerSolutions, will help the club reorganize its soccer infrastructure.

A star striker in Germany, England and Italy, Klinsmann scored 274 goals for club and country. He also led Germany to third place in the 2006 World Cup as its coach, and has also coached Bayern Munich and worked with the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Toronto FC said Klinsmann will work closely with interim director of soccer Earl Cochrane and assistant general manager Jim Brennan.

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