If you haven't heard, there's a big game on Thursday.
The U.S. men's national team is taking on Germany in the 2014 FIFA World Cup at 12 p.m. ET, which lands right during work hours for most Americans.
Well, U.S. Soccer has you covered with this "Get out of work" note signed by head coach Jurgen Klinsmann.
If you decide to try it out with your boss, we hope it works out for you. Or you can just do what most of us will do: Play hooky.