From:The Straits Timesposted on 2 July at 5:27 PM
2 July at 5:27 PM

2014 World Cup Funnies: USA goalkeeper Tim Howard serenaded with praise and hilarious memes

Belgium might have ousted the US to move into the World Cup quarterfinals, but it was USA goalkeeper Tim Howard who stole audiences' hearts with his 

Making a World Cup record of 16 saves in the match - including this gravity-defying one below - the Everton player got a hero's reception from celebrities and on the Twitterverse.

Check out what these stars had to say about Howard's performance. 

Having singlehandedly kept his country in the game, it was also inevitable that Howard was the subject of countless memes making their rounds on social media. 

#ThingsHowardCouldSave has become THE hashtag on twitter, with creative netizens spoofing the bald-headed saviour doing anything from rescuing the dinosaurs from extinction to preventing the Titanic from sinking. 

But this one took the cake. 

Among others. Enjoy.


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