Here's Your Excuse From Work to Watch U.S. Soccer Thursday

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    NATAL, BRAZIL - JUNE 16: Jurgen Klinsmann of the United States celebrates his team's 2-1 victory over Ghana in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group G match between Ghana and the United States at Estadio das Dunas on June 16, 2014 in Natal, Brazil. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

    Dreading going to work or school Thursday afternoon while all your friends are at bars watching U.S. soccer take on Germany?

    No problem!

    U.S. Soccer has come up with a pretty genius excuse note to get you out of those duties, though we'd suggest printing off this note and getting to your boss ASAP.

    Coverage of the game begins at 11:30 a.m. and kickoff is at noon. A win (or, less preferably, a tie) is pivotal in keeping the U.S. in the World Cup.