USA coach writes you an excuse to miss work for Thursday’s game

United States head coach Jurgen Klinsmann attends a press conference before a training session at the Arena da Amazonia in Manaus, Brazil, Saturday, June 21, 2014. The U.S. will play Portugal in group G of the 2014 soccer World Cup on June 22. (AP Photo/Paulo Duarte)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Thursday is a big day for the United States Men’s National Team and the rest of Group G in the World Cup. All four teams (Germany, USA, Ghana, and Portugal) are still alive and playing for a chance to advance into the knockout round. Ghana faces Portugal while the US meets up with Germany to wrap up group play. The problem though for many fans is the time of the games. Both games begin at 11 a.m. (CST) when most people are at work.

Thankfully the USMNT’s coach has you covered! Jürgen Klinsmann tweeted out a signed excuse to miss work so you can watch the match-up with Germany.

If you aren’t able to watch it, or simply just want to keep up with the latest World Cup news, click here for WIAT 42’s World Cup page.

Copyright 2014 WIAT 42 News

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