Although Clint Dempsey has said that he will not wear a protective mask in the next U.S. match, NBA player Richard Hamilton packed a few to bring to Brazil with him.
Athletes go to great measures to remain healthy and masks have been seen around the sports world. We spoke to Jeremy Murray of Murray Masks and he gave us a look at how these masks are created. Murray Masks caters to some of the world's top athletes including big names like Lakers stud Kobe Bryant, Richard Hamilton of the Pistons, and Shola Ameobi of the Nigerian World Cup team.
For more information on protective masks, check out Murray Masks.