[caption id="attachment_36247" align="alignnone" width="580"] Brooks came on as a halftime injury substitute for Matt Besler and scored the winning goal in the 2–1 victory[/caption]

There's a jungle full of staffing lessons from yesterday's world cup win.  Recruit hard.  Poach.  Build up your bench. Juergen decided to recruit Brooks about a year or two ago. What a decision that came to be...

Brooks just proved to all bench players that there is a role for everyone on every team. #bepatient #USA #yourturnwillcome
— Coach Fischer (@JaysGirlsBBall) June 17, 2014

Proof that bench players are underestimated #Brooks #USA
— Mandy Gesel (@mandygesel) June 17, 2014

Idc if he's German, he just earned his stripes today #brookspic.twitter.com/FnD0Bt0ECj
— Jake Zuniga (@Jake_Zuniga) June 17, 2014

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