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USA vs. Germany international friendly

The United States men's soccer team defeated reigning World Cup champion Germany, 2-1, in an international friendly on Wednesday at RheinEnergieSTADION in Cologne, Germany.

The United States' Bobby Wood celebrates after scoring
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The United States' Bobby Wood celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during a friendly against Germany in Cologne, Germany, Wednesday, June 10, 2015.

Germany's Shkodran Mustafi, right, looks on while United
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Germany's Shkodran Mustafi, right, looks on while United States' Bobby Wood, center, runs to score his side's 2nd goal during the soccer friendly match between Germany and the United States in Cologne, western Germany, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

United States' Aron Johannsson, left, and Germany's Ilkay
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United States' Aron Johannsson, left, and Germany's Ilkay Gundogan, right, challenge for the ball during the soccer friendly match between Germany and the United States in Cologne, western Germany, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Germany's goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler throws out the ball
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Germany's goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler throws out the ball during the International friendly football match between Germany and the USA in Cologne, western Germany on June10, 2015. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images

Germany's Patrick Herrmann is challenged by United States'
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Germany's Patrick Herrmann is challenged by United States' Mix Diskerud and United States' Daniel Williams, right, during the soccer friendly match between Germany and the United States in Cologne, western Germany, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

US midfielder Mix Diskerud celebrates scoring with his
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US midfielder Mix Diskerud celebrates scoring with his team-mate Gyasi Zardes (R) during the International friendly football match between Germany and the USA in Cologne, western Germany on June10, 2015. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images

US midfielder Mix Diskerud celebrates scoring during the
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US midfielder Mix Diskerud celebrates scoring during the International friendly football match between Germany and the USA in Cologne, western Germany on June10, 2015. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images

COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Mix Diskerud of
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COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Mix Diskerud of USA celebrates scoring his first team goal during the international friendly match between Germany and USA at RheinEnergieStadion on June 10, 2015 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

United States' scorer Mix Diskerud, right, and his
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United States' scorer Mix Diskerud, right, and his teammates Aron Johannsson, center, and Gyasi Zardes, left, celebrate their side's first goal during the soccer friendly match between Germany and the United States in Cologne, western Germany, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Mix Diskerud of USA celebrates scoring his team's
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Mix Diskerud of USA celebrates scoring his team's first goal during an international friendly match against Germany at RheinEnergieStadion on June 10, 2015 in Cologne, Germany.

COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Mario Goetze of
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COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Mario Goetze of Germany celebrates his team's first goal with team mate Ilkay Guendogan (R) during the International Friendly match between Germany and USA at RheinEnergieStadion on June 10, 2015 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Simon Hofmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)

United States' head coach Juergen Klinsmann, right, attends
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United States' head coach Juergen Klinsmann, right, attends the soccer friendly match between Germany and the United States in Cologne, western Germany, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Germany's Mario Goetze, left, and United States' Fabian
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Germany's Mario Goetze, left, and United States' Fabian Johnson challenge for the ball during the soccer friendly match between Germany and the United States in Cologne, western Germany, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Andre Schuerrle (C)
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COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Andre Schuerrle (C) of Germany battles for the ball with Aron Johannsson #9 of USA during the International Friendly match between Germany and USA at RheinEnergieStadion on June 10, 2015 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger, rear, and United States' Aron
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Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger, rear, and United States' Aron Johannsson, front, challenge for the ball during the soccer friendly match between Germany and the United States in Cologne, western Germany, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Germany's Sebastian Rudy, right, and United States' Juan
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Germany's Sebastian Rudy, right, and United States' Juan Agudelo, left, challenge for the ball during the soccer friendly match between Germany and the United States in Cologne, western Germany, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Patrick Herrmann (L)
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COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Patrick Herrmann (L) of Germany battles for the ball with Fabian Johnson of USA during the international friendly match between Germany and USA at RheinEnergieStadion on June 10, 2015 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Head Coach Juergen
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COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Head Coach Juergen Klinsmann of the USA looks on during the International Friendly match between Germany and USA at RheinEnergieStadion on June 10, 2015 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Simon Hofmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Germany's Antonio Ruediger, right, and United States' Gyasi
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Germany's Antonio Ruediger, right, and United States' Gyasi Zardes, left, challenge for the ball during the soccer friendly match between Germany and the United States in Cologne, western Germany, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Jonas Hector (L)
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COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Jonas Hector (L) of Germany battles for the ball with Juan Agudelo of USA during the international friendly match between Germany and USA at RheinEnergieStadion on June 10, 2015 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Bastian Schweinsteiger (L)
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COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Bastian Schweinsteiger (L) of Germany battles for the ball with Aron Johannsson of USA during the international friendly match between Germany and USA at RheinEnergieStadion on June 10, 2015 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

United States' Michael Bradley, left, and Aron Johannsson,
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United States' Michael Bradley, left, and Aron Johannsson, center, look at Germany's Bastian Schweinsteiger, right, controlling the ball during the soccer friendly match between Germany and the United States in Cologne, western Germany, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Germany's midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger and US midfielder Aron
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Germany's midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger and US midfielder Aron Johannsson (R) vie for the ball during the International friendly football match between Germany and the USA in Cologne, western Germany on June10, 2015. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images

US midfielder Juan Agudelo and Germany's midfielder Skodran
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US midfielder Juan Agudelo and Germany's midfielder Skodran Mustafi (L) vie for the ball during the International friendly football match between Germany and the USA in Cologne, western Germany on June10, 2015. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images

Germany's Mario Goetze, center, smiles after scoring the
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Germany's Mario Goetze, center, smiles after scoring the opening goal during the soccer friendly match between Germany and the United States in Cologne, western Germany, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

United States' goalkeeper Brad Guzan reacts after Germany
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United States' goalkeeper Brad Guzan reacts after Germany scored the opening goal during the soccer friendly match between Germany and the United States in Cologne, western Germany, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Germany's Mario Goetze, second right, celebrates after scoring
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Germany's Mario Goetze, second right, celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the soccer friendly match between Germany and the United States in Cologne, western Germany, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Germany's scorer Mario Goetze, right, and his teammates
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Germany's scorer Mario Goetze, right, and his teammates celebrate their side's first goal during the soccer friendly match between Germany and the United States in Cologne, western Germany, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Sebastian Rudy of
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COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Sebastian Rudy of Germany is challenged by Mix Diskerud of the USA during the International Friendly match between Germany and USA at RheinEnergieStadion on June 10, 2015 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Simon Hofmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)

COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Sebastian Rudy of
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COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Sebastian Rudy of Germany is challenged by Mix Diskerud of the USA during the International Friendly match between Germany and USA at RheinEnergieStadion on June 10, 2015 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Simon Hofmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)

COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Supporters of Germany
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COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Supporters of Germany hold up banners prior to the International Friendly match between Germany and USA at RheinEnergieStadion on June 10, 2015 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Simon Hofmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)

COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Lukas Podolski (R)
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COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Lukas Podolski (R) of Germany sits on the bench during the International Friendly match between Germany and USA at RheinEnergieStadion on June 10, 2015 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)

United States' Mix Diskerud, left, chases Germany's Patrick
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United States' Mix Diskerud, left, chases Germany's Patrick Herrmann during the soccer friendly match between Germany and the United States in Cologne, western Germany, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Mario Goetze of
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COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Mario Goetze of Germany celebrates his team's first goal with team mate Ilkay Guendogan (R) during the International Friendly match between Germany and USA at RheinEnergieStadion on June 10, 2015 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Simon Hofmann/Bongarts/Getty Images)

COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Lukas Podolski (R)of
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COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Lukas Podolski (R)of Germany looks on prior to the international friendly match between Germany and USA at RheinEnergieStadion on June 10, 2015 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Germany's head coach Joachim Loew (L) and US
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Germany's head coach Joachim Loew (L) and US headcoach Juergen Klinsman chat prior to the International friendly football match between Germany and the USA in Cologne, western Germany on June10, 2015. AFP PHOTO / PATRIK STOLLARZPATRIK STOLLARZ/AFP/Getty Images

The US team lines up for a team
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The US team lines up for a team group photo prior to the soccer friendly match between Germany and the United States in Cologne, western Germany, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Team Germany line
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COLOGNE, GERMANY - JUNE 10: Team Germany line up for the international friendly match between Germany and USA at RheinEnergieStadion on June 10, 2015 in Cologne, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)

United States' head coach Juergen Klinsmann smiles prior
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United States' head coach Juergen Klinsmann smiles prior to the soccer friendly match between Germany and the United States in Cologne, western Germany, Wednesday, June 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

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