For those of you who weren’t children of the 80′s, that quote — while incredibly appropriate for describing the mentality of the U.S. Goalkeeper in the year’s World Cup — isn’t a Tim Howard original. It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back was the title to Public Enemy’s second studio album.
Suffice it to say, Tim Howard had a big fan club on Twitter yesterday. Population: the entire nation.
tim howard forever pic.twitter.com/UZwc7bJ7w5
— nick pants (@nick_pants) July 1, 2014
Can we rename a state after Tim Howard? How about one of the Dakotas?
— Nicole Auerbach (@NicoleAuerbach) July 1, 2014
Best wiki update of the Cup so far, or ever: pic.twitter.com/GehIqfFtc1
— Danielle Elliot (@daniellelliot) July 2, 2014
Also, if you haven’t heard Howard’s post-game interview yet, go here.
While I’m at it, here are all 16 of Tim Howard’s record-setting saves against Belgium.