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U.S. forward Jozy Altidore (17) celebrates with U.S. (Credit: AP)

U.S. forward Jozy Altidore (17) celebrates with U.S. defenseman Fabian Johnson (23) after Altidore's goal during the first half of an international friendly soccer match against Germany at RFK Stadium. (June 2, 2013)

United States vs. Germany

Clint Dempsey scored twice for the United States as they beat a second-string Germany team, 4-3, in an exhibition match Sunday at RFK Stadium in Washington.

Clint Dempsey of the United States runs with
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Clint Dempsey of the United States runs with the ball during the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at RFK Stadium. (June 2, 2013)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Lukas Podolski of
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Lukas Podolski of Germany reacts as his side are 2-0 down at half time during the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at the RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Clint Dempsey of
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Clint Dempsey of the United States runs with the ball during the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at the RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Clint Dempsey of
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Clint Dempsey of the United States fails to control the ball under pressure from Stefan Reinartz and Julian Draxler of Germany during the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at the RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Heiko Westermann of
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Heiko Westermann of Germany scores a header from a corner kick during the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at the RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Clint Dempsey of
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Clint Dempsey of the United States celebrates scoring his side's third goal with team mate Jozy Altidore during the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at the RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Lukas Podolski of
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Lukas Podolski of Germany reacts during the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at the RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Marc-Andre ter Stegen
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Marc-Andre ter Stegen of Germany reacts after conceding a goal during the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at the RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Clint Dempsey of
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Clint Dempsey of the United States celebrates scoring his side's third goal during the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at the RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Stefan Reinartz #3
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Stefan Reinartz #3 of the Germany Men's National Team battles for the ball against Jozy Altidore #17 of the United States Men's National Team in an international friendly at RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Clint Dempsey of
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Clint Dempsey of the United States celebrates scoring his side's third goal during the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at the RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Jermaine Jones #13
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Jermaine Jones #13 of the United States Men's National Team battles for the ball against Sven Bender #16 of the Germany Men's National Team in an international friendly at RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Jermaine Jones #13
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Jermaine Jones #13 of the United States Men's National Team celebrates the second goal of the game against the Germany Men's National Team in an international friendly at RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Clint Dempsey of
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Clint Dempsey of the United States scores his side's third goal during the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at the RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Heiko Westermann of
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Heiko Westermann of Germany heads the ball under prsessure from Jozy Altidore of the United States during the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at the RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Clint Dempsey of
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Clint Dempsey of the United States fails to control the ball under pressure from Stefan Reinartz and Julian Draxler of Germany during the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at the RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Clint Dempsey of
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Clint Dempsey of the United States celebrates scoring his side's third goal during the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at the RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Clint Dempsey of
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Clint Dempsey of the United States celebrates scoring his side's third goal during the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at the RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Heiko Westermann #5
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Heiko Westermann #5 of the Germany Men's National Team celebrates after scoring in the second half against the United States Men's National Team in an international friendly at RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Max Kruse #20
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Max Kruse #20 of the Germany Men's National Team shoots and scores in the second half against the United States Men's National Team in an international friendly at RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

U.S. forward Clint Dempsey (8) celebrates his second
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U.S. forward Clint Dempsey (8) celebrates his second goal with U.S. forwards Eddie Johnson (18) and Jozy Altidore (17) during the second half of an international friendly soccer match against Germany at RFK Stadium. (June 2, 2013)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Jozy Altidore of
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Jozy Altidore of the United States celebrates scoring his side's opening goal in front of their fans during the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at the RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: The Germany team
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: The Germany team line up during a minute's silence in respect to the victims of the Oklahoma Tornado ahead of the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at the RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Marc-Andre ter Stegen
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Marc-Andre ter Stegen of Germany attempts to get the ball after he misjudges a back pass from team mate Benedikt Howedes and the ball goes into the net for an own goal during the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at the RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Miroslav Klose of
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Miroslav Klose of Germany and Omar Gonzalez of the United States battle for the ball during the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at the RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: The USA and
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: The USA and Germany teams line up during a minute's silence in respect to the victims of the Oklahoma Tornado ahead of the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at the RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Per Mertesacker of
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 02: Per Mertesacker of Germany misses a goal scoring chance past Tim Howard of the United States during the International Friendly match between Germany and the United States at the RFK Stadium on June 2, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

The United States men's soccer team lines up
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The United States men's soccer team lines up ahead of an international friendly match against Germany at RFK Stadium. (June 2, 2013)

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Germany midfielder Lukas Podolski (10) jumps over U.S.
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Germany midfielder Lukas Podolski (10) jumps over U.S. midfielder Brad Evans (6) during the first half of an international friendly soccer match at RFK Stadium Sunday, June 2, 2013, in Washington. The U.S. won 4-3.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Germany defenseman Per Mertesacker (17) watches his shot
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Germany defenseman Per Mertesacker (17) watches his shot go wide past U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard (1) during the first half of an international friendly soccer match at RFK Stadium Sunday, June 2, 2013, in Washington. The U.S. won 4-3. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

U.S. forward Jozy Altidore (17) and Germany defenseman
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U.S. forward Jozy Altidore (17) and Germany defenseman Marcell Jansen (7) go for the ball during the first half of an international friendly soccer match at RFK Stadium Sunday, June 2, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

U.S. forward Jozy Altidore (17) celebrates with U.S.
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U.S. forward Jozy Altidore (17) celebrates with U.S. defenseman Fabian Johnson (23) after Altidore's goal during the first half of an international friendly soccer match against Germany at RFK Stadium. (June 2, 2013)

U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones (13) celebrates as his
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U.S. midfielder Jermaine Jones (13) celebrates as his shot goes past Germany goalkeeper Marc-Andreter Stegen (22) during the first half of an international friendly soccer match at RFK Stadium Sunday, June 2, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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Germany forward Miroslav Klose (11) and U.S. defenseman
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Germany forward Miroslav Klose (11) and U.S. defenseman Omar Gonzalez (3) go for the ball during the first half of an international friendly soccer match at RFK Stadium Sunday, June 2, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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