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TIM HOWARD A TRUE LEGEND OF THE GAME

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<p>Dwight Howard's distinguished career is drawing to a close and we look at the USA international stellar career. The goalkeeping position is one that the USA have been blessed with in their soccer history with the likes of Tony Mela, Kasey Keller and Brad Friedel holding sway in the EPL.<br> This could have been the source of inspiration for Tim Howard to equal and surpass their achievements in longevity and class.</p>
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<p><br> Howard began from his teens as he was spotted by team USA before he made his MLS debut at the age of 19. By the age of 22, he had been crowned the MLS Goalkeeper of the Year which led to a big-money move to Manchester United. That was an astonishing rise for a goalkeeper from the USA with the stopper already a starter by the age of 24.</p>
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<p><br> His time at Manchester United was not the greatest with several ups and downs before he was replaced by Edwin Van Der Saar at the club after two seasons of signing. Rather than looking downcast, he found his way to Everton on loan and took full advantage of this.</p>
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<p><a href="https://www.bradfriedelfan.net/brad-friedel-great-example-aston-villa-si... A decade later, Howard had become a staple</a> at the club making 414 appearances for the club which Is the most for a player that is not British. He is also the 12th all-time appearance maker for the club which is a proud record of consistency.</p>
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<p><br> <a href="https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/france_football/index.html">His international career has also been a success making 121 international caps with countless</a> of big-game performances and saves. His exploits at the 2010 World Cup are well documented and have paved the way for the position to be celebrated as a key role in the country.<br> As he faces his final career game on Sunday against Los Angeles FC, Howard can look back at his career and have little regrets.</p>
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