Today’s Community Corner focuses on the career of Tim Howard. A goalkeeper for the United States for 15 years, he had 121 senior caps for country. He also has a club career that spans well over 23 seasons, including stops with the New York/New Jersey Metrostars, Manchester United, Everton, and the Colorado Rapids. That career will come to an end at the end of this season as Howard announced yesterday that this season with the Rapids would be his last as a professional goalkeeper.
We all know that Tim Howard will go down as one of the greatest goalkeepers America has ever produced. But, where on the scale does he land for you? Did his heroic performance against Belgium in the 2014 World Cup elevate him to GOAT status for you? Did his save and “brilliant” distribution against Algeria in the 2010 World Cup, which led to Landon Donovan’s famous, game-winning goal, make you think he’s the man above all others? Or, do you think he falls further down the all-time depth chart for USMNT goalkeepers behind names like Tony Meola or Kasey Keller?
Hit the comments and debate whether you think Tim Howard is great or the actual greatest.