I thought April Fools was, you know, in April. Are they KIDDING?

United States Soccer Federation officials have spoken to Sven-Goran Eriksson as part of their search for a new manager for the men’s national team, replacing Bruce Arena, according to a person who spoke on the condition of anonymity for fear of jeopardizing a relationship with federation officials.

As the NY Times article notes, we couldn’t afford him anyway. But, seriously, SVEN? Coaching the USMNT? Somebody hit the crack pipe a little bit too hard. Pardon me while I pick up my jaw off the floor.