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Altidore will be available for Belgium game

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Jozy Altidore will finally be available for Team USA on Tuesday when they take on Belgium. The forward does not appear to be ready to return to the starting lineup. He strained his left hamstring in the American's opener against Ghana on June 16 and has not played since.

"We don't know how much because we need to see how he's going, but he's available," U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann said Monday to the AP. "How many minutes? We will see that during the game."

Altidore had been working out on his own, jogging around the field at the Americans' training camp. Klinsmann said he has to determine "how much work is in his legs."

Altidore has scored 23 goals in 71 international appearances and is the top forward on the roster for the United States.

"Just having him with us tomorrow is huge," Klinsmann said.

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