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Christian Pulisic says Reyna-Berhalter saga was 'childish,' backs Berhalter amid USMNT uncertainty

Christian Pulisic offered a fairly strong endorsement of Gregg Berhalter in an interview with ESPN published on Friday.

In response to a question about the U.S. men's national team's uncertain coaching search, with Berhalter out of contract and U.S. Soccer indicating that a new hire could wait until the summer, Pulisic gave a wide-ranging, reasoned answer in which he said that Berhalter "has been extremely unfortunate to get into the position he is in now."

Pulisic was, of course, referencing the saga triggered by the parents of his USMNT teammate, Gio Reyna, which culminated this week with the release of an investigation into Berhalter's past domestic violence and the Reynas' meddling and threats during the World Cup.