USA Star Keeper, Tim Howard, Lifts Up Christ

USA Star Keeper, Tim Howard, Lifts Up Christ

USA Star Keeper, Tim Howard, Lifts Up Christ

US football star goalkeeper, Tim Howard, broke the World Cup record for saves in a game: 16! He was astonishing, incredible, almost miraculous; yet the US lost to Belgium on July 1st. It was a tough blow after a record breaking performance. The US defense was pretty much non-existent in the second half of the game, but Howard came through over and over again. In extra time, the US World Cup hopes came to an end, losing 2×1. For Howard, however, there’s more to life than just soccer. Here’s what he had to say in an interview with Campus Crusade for Christ in ’06:

“The most important thing in my life is Christ. He’s more important to me than winning or losing or whether I’m playing or not. Everything else is just a bonus. All praise be to God.”

As if he wasn’t enough of a stud already. He boldly stands for his faith in Christ. This dude is for real. As twitter was blowing up with the hilarious #ThingsTimHowardCouldSave pictures, he humbly exits the World Cup talking about the only thing that matters- that is, the only one who can truly save:   Jesus Christ.

“Salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to mankind by which we must be saved.” – Acts 4:12

Class Act.

Follow Tim Howard on Twitter: @TimHowardGK


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