Tim Howard, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Tim Howard

American soccer player

Date of Birth: 06-Mar-1979

Place of Birth: North Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

Profession: association football player

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Tim Howard

  • Timothy Matthew Howard (born March 6, 1979) is an American retired professional soccer player who played as a goalkeeper.
  • He is widely considered to be the greatest goalkeeper in U.S.
  • soccer history.
  • Howard was named to the PFA Premier League Team of the Year and was awarded the FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Glove Award.
  • The Chicago Tribune described Howard as the "rarest of creatures – an American soccer hero".Howard began his career with the North Jersey Imperials, before making a move to the MetroStars.
  • His appearances soon attracted the attention of English Premier League club Manchester United, who signed him in 2003.
  • He enjoyed relative success with the club, as they won the 2003 FA Community Shield, the 2003–04 FA Cup and the 2005–06 League Cup.
  • After United signed goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar, however, Howard went out on loan to Everton to play more first-team football, and eventually signed permanently with them in February 2007.
  • On January 4, 2012, Howard scored his first professional goal in a Premier League match against Bolton Wanderers, making him only the fourth goalkeeper to score a goal in the Premier League.
  • In 2016 Howard made his return to MLS, signing for the Colorado Rapids. Howard is the most capped goalkeeper of all-time for the United States men's national team, with 121 caps since 2002 until his international retirement in 2017.
  • He was an unused substitute for the 2006 FIFA World Cup but later established himself as first-choice keeper of the United States' international tournament games beginning with the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup, in which the U.S.
  • ended as runner-up against Brazil.
  • Howard participated at both the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups, starting in all their matches.
  • The team reached the Round of 16 on both occasions, and during the latter Howard set a World Cup record for most saves in a match, with 15 against Belgium.

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