If your boss is a soccer fan, you may be in luck.
The U.S. soccer team will face Germany, its toughest World Cup opponent yet, in a highly anticipated match Thursday that's sure to grab a lot of attention on both sides of the Atlantic.
Unfortunately for Americans, the match is set for 12:00 p.m. ET — smack dab in the middle of the work day. But not to worry! U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann has American fans covered.
Klinsmann put together an absence excuse letter that the U.S. soccer team tweeted Wednesday evening, in a good-natured but improbable effort to help fans get out of work to watch the big match Thursday.
Here's the letter:
— U.S. Soccer (@ussoccer) June 25, 2014