World Cup Hero Tim Howard Is an American Sports God [VIDEOS]
The United States’ run in the World Cup came to an end with a heartbreaking 2-1 loss to Belgium on Tuesday. Goalkeeper Tim Howard came out a winner, though, notching 16 saves — the most in a World Cup match since 1966.
After the match, Howard gave an emotional interview:
His epic performance also won the admiration of the opponent, as evidenced in this classy tweet from Belgium’s Vincent Kompany:
— Vincent Kompany (@VincentKompany) July 1, 2014
If you’d like to see what they hype is all about, check out this collection of all of Howard’s saves: