Top 10 highest-paid coaches of 2014 World Cup

By Lin Liyao
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Although not playing on the field, the coaches are as nervous and concentrated as their players.

As their teams fight to win the World Cup in Brazil, the 32 coaches are definitely the most attention-grabbing figures on the sidelines. Fans pay attention to their coaching skills and reactions, as well as their high salaries.

According to the latest "Highest-Paid World Cup Coaches Ranking" released by Forbes, the 32 national coaches receive an average of $2 million per year with the biggest payout at more than $11 million a year.

Let's check out the top 10 highest-paid soccer coaches in this summer's World Cup.

   Jürgen Klinsmann, United States


Jurgen Klinsmann,one of the 'Top 10 highest-paid coaches of 2014 World Cup'by

Jürgen Klinsmann, the coach of the U.S. national team (file photo)

Salary: $2,621,740

Born in 1964 in Germany, Jürgen Klinsmann is one of the best players of his generation and a FIFA World Cup winner with Germany in 1990. As an acrobatic and speedy striker, Klinsmann was named German footballer of the year in 1994. In July 2004, he returned to Germany as the coach of the national team and led his team to a third-place finish in the 2006 World Cup. Since the summer of 2011, he has been the national team coach of the United States.

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