On Thursday, the United States rose up as one, with one voice, one shout, and declared: "I BELIEVE ... I WILL SKIP WORK TO WATCH THE GERMANY MATCH."
That sentiment reached all the way up to Air Force One, where President Obama checked out the match:
Hey! Check it out! The president has snacks! Anyway, before the game started, Obama offered up his own support for the team:
We can assume that the U.S. Men's National Team will be making a visit to the White House before long. Perhaps the White House can draft Tim Howard into the Secret Service.
Elsewhere, conference rooms across the country were filled to capacity as companies scheduled "meetings" with Team USA.
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