Jurgen Klinsmann gets destroyed on Twitter for USA national team roster cuts (Photo)

Head coach Jurgen Klinsmann of the U.S. men’s national soccer team is taking quite a bit of heat on his social media account for the latest slew of roster cuts from the squad. The most notable cut came in the form of Landon Donovan, the highest-scoring player in the history of American international competition with 57 goals.

The 32-year-old Donovan was bypassed in favor of Aron Johannsson and Chris Wondolowski. They’ll join Clint Dempsey and Joze Altadore as the forwards.

Defenders Brad Evans, Clarence Goodson and Michael Parkhurst; midfielders Joe Corona and Maurice Edu; and forward Terrence Boyd were also cut from the squad. 

SB Nation recently posted a picture of Klinsmann’s Twitter mentions, showing the outrage from fans over Donovan’s exclusion from the roster.

DeMarcus Beasley, a veteran of the national team, had this to say about Klinsmann and his methodology before the cuts were made, per NESN.com:

He’s going to take his time and make sure he picks the right 23 players. Not always the best 23 players make it. It depends how they are in the locker room, it depends how you are off the field with the team, with the media. It all goes into account when you’re playing World Cup, because when we’re there in Brazil you can’t have any bad apples. For me being a part of this thing three times, we haven’t had any. It’s been great. He has to make some tough decisions.

I wonder if he feels that way now.

USA will play their first game of the 2014 World Cup against Ghana on June 16. The two sides will be joined in Group G by Portugal and Germany.