Tim Howard Is America’s Lord And Savior, Despite World Cup Loss

You did everything you could, Tim. Thanks for being our guy.

1. This is Tim Howard, America’s World Cup goalie and all-around hero.

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2. He just played in his second World Cup for America.

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3. Needless to say, Howard is pretty good at his job.

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4. During USA’s Round of 16 game against Belgium, Howard proved his greatness, and the world noticed.

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5. In fact, he had 16 saves, the most in any World Cup game since 1966. Here’s how the internet reacted:

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6. With Gandalf.

— thisjenlewis (@Jen Lewis)

7. And Wikipedia corrections.

I like the recent amendment to #TimHoward's wikipedia page #ISA #USAvBEL

— juliamacfarlane (@Julia Macfarlane)

8. Team rosters were updated.

Belgium 0 Tim Howard 0

— emilybell (@emily bell)

10. And the truth came out.

This sums up Tim Howard's entire match. #USA #BEL

— iAustinHunt (@Austin Hunt)

11. Questionable choices were made.

I'm gonna name my daughter Tim Howard.

— SpencerAlthouse (@Spencer Althouse)

12. History was changed AND made.

13. Twitter became faulty.

I just tried to follow Tim Howard on twitter. Got blocked.

— BrentCelek (@Brent Celek)

14. Baby pictures of Tim Howard were released.

Actual photo of Tim Howard. #USA

— RealAdrianC (@Adrian Carrasquillo)

15. And an American hero was born.

16. God bless America, and God bless Tim Howard.

Heroic.

— BeardEric (@Eric Beard)

17. Thank you for a great World Cup.

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