25 million Americans watched Sunday's Team USA World Cup match versus Portugal, but Thursday's can't miss Germany match-up begins right in the middle of the work day - Noon ET.
So, what is a worker and soccer fan to do? Here are a few tips.
Toledo's World Cup venue
Workers across the country plan to juggle work with Thursday's game, according to CNN Money. Many will be tuning in on the ESPN mobile app, some saying they'll hide it under their desk or behind a stack of papers if necessary.Others suggest putting your phone under your monitor so that if someone walks into your office, it will look like you're staring at your computer monitor -- working, that is, not monitoring the game.
Toledo bar erupts during USA soccer match Or, savvy fans can plan a well-timed lunch. Many say they'll time their break when the first half is ending so they can see the end of the game at a nearby sports bar.Yet, other say their office is embracing the reality of the distraction many of us face. No need to sneak around in some offices as managers are getting the entire office involved and setting up viewing parties in meeting rooms.---
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