Players bang heads in 1st half of US-Germany World Cup semi

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Players bang heads in 1st half of US-Germany World Cup semi
USA's midfielder Morgan Brian (R top) collides with Germany's forward Alexandra Popp during their 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup semifinal match at Olympic Stadium in Montreal on June 30, 2015. AFP PHOTO/NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
MONTREAL, QC - JUNE 30: Morgan Brian of the United States challenges Alexandra Popp of Germany in the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Semi-Final Match at Olympic Stadium on June 30, 2015 in Montreal, Canada. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)
MONTREAL, QC - JUNE 30: Morgan Brian #14 of the United States controls the ball in the first half while taking on Germany in the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Semi-Final Match at Olympic Stadium on June 30, 2015 in Montreal, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)
SAN JOSE, CA - MAY 10: Ruesha Littlejohn #8 of Ireland tries to turn the ball back from Morgan Brian #14 of the United States in the second half of their international friendly match on May 10, 2015 at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California. The U.S. won 3-0. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
MONTREAL, QC - JUNE 30: Morgan Brian #14 of the United States is checked on by goalkeeper Hope Solo #1 and Alex Krieger #11 in the first half against Germany in the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 Semi-Final Match at Olympic Stadium on June 30, 2015 in Montreal, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)
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MONTREAL (AP) — US midfielder Morgan Brian banged heads with German forward Alexandra Popp in the first half of the women's World Cup semifinal on Tuesday night.

Both returned quickly to the game.

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Popp had blood soaking her hair after the collision in the penalty area in front of the U.S. goal. After being tended to by the medical staff on the field, both players left the match for a minute or so before returning.

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