Sunday’s confrontation between the United States and Mexico at Estadio Azteca isn’t just for three valuable points in World Cup qualifying, it’s also a battle of former Red Bulls coaches.
In one corner, wearing the red, white and blue and with 41 years of coaching experience is Bruce Arena of the United States of America.
And in the other corner, wearing the green, white and red with 17 years of coaching experience is Juan Carlos Osorio of Mexico.
May the best man’s team win.
These two adversaries might have more in common that you might think.
Here is a unique look at the rival coaches:
65 (born Sept. 21, 1951)
Juan Carlos Osorio
55 (born June 8, 1961)
Nassau Community College, Cornell University
University of New Haven, Southern Connecticut State University
One (with the U.S. in 1973)