Tim Howard: American hero or modern-day myth?

As a global audience watched in shock and awe as Belgium managed to hit 16 shots straight at Tim Howard, the USA and Everton goalkeeper’s profile went instantaneously stratospheric.

Howard hadn’t gone viral, he’d gone pandemic. He’d become an overnight World Cup sensation. An omnipresent, all-American, digital marketer's dream. Even President Obama, the most powerful man on earth, couldn’t help but get in on the action.

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