Want the day off to watch U.S. vs. Germany? Jurgen Klinsmann has you covered.

(via Jurgen Klinsmann on Twitter)
(via Jurgen Klinsmann on Twitter)

This U.S.-Germany game is kind of a big deal and, because it’s too late to declare Thursday a national holiday, there’s really only one option for all Americans:

Use the note that Jurgen Klinsmann, the ever-helpful coach of the U.S. team, provided on his Twitter account and retweeted, as of early morning, over 17,000 times.

Or call in sick (“There’s something going around! I feel terrible and don’t want everyone to catch this!”). Or just disappear for about two hours starting at noon EDT. Chances are the boss isn’t going to be around to notice.

Related: Jurgen Klinsmann is living the dream

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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