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 Kinzinger GOP lawmaker decries 'send her back' chants: 'This ugliness must end' House panel advances bill to protect elections from foreign interference GOP lawmakers say Trump wrong to criticize Biden in Japan 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:

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House Democrats Grace MengGrace MengHere are the 95 Democrats who voted to support impeachment Katherine Clark quietly eyes leadership ascent Warren introduces universal child care legislation MORE (N.Y.) and Dina Titus (Nev.) also voiced their support: