NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) -- Memo to bosses around the country: Thursday may not be a banner day for productivity. Especially between noon and, say, 2 p.m.
That's when the U.S. will be taking on Germany with a chance to advance to the knockout stage of the World Cup.
Jurgen Klinsmann, coach of the U.S. Men's National Team, knows fans will have their heads in the game, not in their jobs. So he's giving America's workforce permission to take a day off.
Print this, bring it to your boss, and hope he acts "like a good leader":
If indeed it does work, Klinsmann has a suggestion for your attire.
A draw in Thursday's U.S.-Germany match would send both teams on to the next round.
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