According to U.S. head coach, Jürgen Klinsman; striker Jozy Altidore has been officially ruled out of the United State’s critical matchup against Germany on Thursday, as tweeted by Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl:
Klinsmann: No Altidore for Germany game. Says he’s recovering well though.
— Grant Wahl (@GrantWahl) June 24, 2014
Depending on the results of the Portugal-Ghana match, this match against Germany will decide if the American’s dream World Cup ride continues, or comes to a heart-breaking end.