Yesterday, Tim Howard defended his way into America's heart. Yes, we liked him before but his record breaking 16 saves during the World Cup game against Belgium made him an American hero. And even though America lost the World Cup, we gained a new soccer player we could name besides David Beckham or Landon Donovan. Hey McDonald's, you can replace David Beckham with Tim Howard in your commercials now, k? Thanks. But now that Tim Howard is super famous we need to do our best to keep him away from the Kardashians. Stay back, Khloe!
Americans were so excited about his performance, he was named Secretary of Defense on Wikipedia for a few hours so there's probably some kid out there in summer school terribly misinformed. Isn't America great?
Best wiki update of the Cup so far, or ever: pic.twitter.com/GehIqfFtc1— Danielle Elliot (@daniellelliot) July 2, 2014
There's a petition circulating to rename Washington DC's airport the "Tim Howard National Airport." They only need about 90,000 more signatures to get a response from the White House. You can sign it here.
Even Tim knew he was destined for great things. His high school yearbook quote? "It will take a nation of millions to hold me back."
So while the game was heartbreaking for Tim, he's holding his head up high.
Im proud to suit up w every one of these guys. It's a tremendous honor to represent this country & a ride I'll never forget. Thx for joining— tim howard (@TimHowardGK) July 2, 2014
And we are sitting back and enjoying all the tweets about him.
Things Tim Howard could save pic.twitter.com/Ezb0PD66ao— The Soccer Life (@TheSCRLife) July 2, 2014
I'm happily childless, but yesterday I was overcome with an urge to have a baby and name it "Tim Howard." Even if it's a girl. #WorldCup— Elizabeth Gilbert (@GilbertLiz) July 2, 2014
Tim Howard-ing the ugly one. #TFM— Total Frat Move (@totalfratmove) July 2, 2014
It's easier to score with a girl at BYU than on Tim Howard.— Mormon Probs (@TheMormonProbs) July 2, 2014
Tim Howard could’ve saved my parents’ marriage.— Jensen Karp (@JensenClan88) July 1, 2014
With the 4th of July on Friday, I think we'll all proudly salute our flag and sing in our hearts, "And I'll gladly stand up, next to you and "Tim Howard" her still today, for there ain't no doubt I love this land. God bless the USA!" #ReplaceDefenseWithTimHoward
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