At least 1.7 million people watched the U.S. soccer team play Germany in the World Cup this afternoon, according to ESPN.
Many of them were watching at work, according to Twitter.
On board Air Force One, President Obama took time out from running the country to cheer on the home team. He could hardly contain his enthusiasm.
— Doug Mills (@dougmillsnyt) June 26, 2014
The commander-in- chief wasn't the only politician taking in the action. Here's New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
— Melissa DeRosa (@melissadderosa) June 26, 2014
Cuomo even went so far as to give state employees a long lunch.
— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) June 26, 2014
Stressed-out investment bankers even took a break.
— Goldman Sachs (@GoldmanSachs) June 26, 2014
Astronauts watched from outer space.
— NASA (@NASA) June 26, 2014
Soldiers watched from Afghanistan. At least one of them was armed.
— Bryan Fischer (@BryanDFischer) June 26, 2014
Thousands of miles away, it looked like business as usual at Twitter headquarters in San Francisco.
— Ashley Ramirez (@SmashHawk) June 26, 2014
Media types went all out. At NPR, they had pie.
— Elise Hu (@elisewho) June 26, 2014
Here at CNNMoney, we had pizza.
— Ben Rooney (@ben_rooney) June 26, 2014
They watched it at the German newspaper Handelsblatt.
— Handelsblatt Online (@handelsblatt) June 26, 2014
Guess which team they support at the American Enterprise Institute?
— Josh Good (@josh_good_) June 26, 2014
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