Hertha Berlin dropped a 1-0 decision to VfB Stuttgart at home on Friday, but young German-American John
played well enough to make kicker's "Elf des Tags," its team of the week, for the second time in five weeks.
Brooks, who skipped the USA-Mexico qualifier to return for the
Hertha match, was one of four players on the team to earn their second honors.
The other three were all from Borussia Dortmund: German defender Marcel
, Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan
and Gabonese forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang