US Runs Into Trouble -- and Each Other -- Against Germany

PHOTO: USA player Jermaine Jones collides with the ref during the first half of the USA vs. Germany match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, June 26, 2014, in Brazil.
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Ouch! All these collisions look painful.

Team USA players kept running into each other during today's sopping wet World Cup match against Germany in Recife, Brazil.

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In the first half, Jermaine Jones slammed into Uzbek referee Ravshan Irmatov, knocking himself to the ground.

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PHOTO: USA player Jermaine Jones collides with the ref during the first half of the USA vs. Germany match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, June 26, 2014, in Brazil.

In the second half, Jones collided with teammate Alejandro Bedoya, proving Team USA is struggling to keep it together on the wet grass.

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PHOTO: Two USA team members collide during the second half of the 2014 FIFA World Cup match between USA vs. Germany, June 26, 2014, in Brazil.

Fans on social media chided the Irmatov for being in the way, some joking he should have given himself a yellow card. But typically, soccer players are supposed to avoid referees monitoring the game on the pitch.

The harsh weather could also be to blame for players' clumsiness -- it's hard to believe anyone can see clearly in the heavy rain.

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