Lawmakers are joining soccer fans in requesting a break in the middle of the workday on Thursday to catch the United States face-off against Germany in the World Cup.

The U.S. men’s national team head coach Jürgen Klinsmann penned a playful excuse note on Wednesday for soccer-loving workers to submit to their employers ahead of the noontime (EST) game.

On Thursday morning, Rep. Adam KinzingerAdam Daniel KinzingerGOP lawmaker criticizes Trump tweets: Terror fight can't be 'Christian vs. Islam' Sen. Collins: If Moore is elected, 'no choice but to seat him' GOP rushes to cut ties to Moore MORE (R-Ill.) did just that, writing to his boss, Rep. John Boehner (R-Ohio), on Twitter:

Several members of Congress rooted on the home team ahead of the match.

Rep. Lee Terry (R-Neb.) wrote:

Rep. Patrick McHenryPatrick Timothy McHenryHouse GOP set for big tax win Top Republican predicts Christmas Eve vote on tax revamp House GOP looks to advance trillion-dollar omnibus MORE (R-N.C.) posted on Twitter:

House Democrats Grace MengGrace MengHouse passes bill removing 'Negro' and 'Oriental' from federal regulations Dem rep blasts Hollywood after 'Hawaii Five-0' pay equality dispute Mnuchin will request more Treasury funding for terror unit MORE (N.Y.) and Dina Titus (Nev.) also voiced their support: