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

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

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

Getty / Jamie McDonald

He just played in his second World Cup for America.

ESPN / Via thebiglead.com

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

ESPN / Via nymag.com

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

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

Via coub.com

With Gandalf.

And Wikipedia corrections.

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

Julia Macfarlane@juliamacfarlane

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

5:52 PM - 01 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Team rosters were updated.

Seriously.

And the truth came out.

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

Austin Hunt@iAustinHunt

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

5:46 PM - 01 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Questionable choices were made.

I'm gonna name my daughter Tim Howard.

History was changed AND made.

Twitter became faulty.

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

Brent Celek@BrentCelek

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

5:38 PM - 01 Jul 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Baby pictures of Tim Howard were released.

And an American hero was born.

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God bless America, and God bless Tim Howard.

Thank you for a great World Cup.