Tim Howard

Tackk by Avery G for Biography Project for Mrs. Hemry's 8th grade Language Arts class

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Tim Howard was born March 6, 1979 and is still living.

Five Facts

  • Tim Howard has Tourette Syndrome which causes him to have mussel jerks and causes him to make noises at random like clearing his throat
  • His professional soccer career at 18 with the North Jersey Imperials
  • He also has OCD which causes him to follow the same pattern everyday or he can get nauseous.
  • He is the youngest player to be named MLS goalkeeper of the year  
  • He also has USA and Hungarian citizenship

Significance of Tim Howard

  • Everton and USA goalie
  • Works with kids with TS
  • Help the growth of soccer in the USA

Important Family Members

  • Mom- Raised him and let him play soccer even though they were in poverty
  • Laura Cianciola Liebenrood- Ex-wife supported him
  • Alivia and Jacob Howard- Kids they keep him at his best
  • Chris Howard- Brother childhood protector


  • Set a World Cup record of saves in a game with 16 saves on July 1, 2014
  • He is the youngest player to be named MLS goalkeeper of the year
  • Played in 2010 World Cup
  • 100th international game June 7th, 2014

Significant Events in History that Affected Him

  • MLS was formed in 1994
  • Grandparents and Mother escaping Hungary in WWII
  • Supported PETA's "Ink, Not Mink" campaign in 2014

Words of advice

"I have Tourett Syndrome. I live with TS. I try to excel with TS. What I don't do is suffer from TS. And you don't have to either." (68)

Life Lesson

What I learned from Tim Howard is that no matter what is going on in your life you can do anything you want.

Works Cited

  • Howard, Tim, and Ali Benjamin. The Keeper. N.p.: HaperCollins, 2014. Print.
  • "Tim Howard." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, n.d. Web. 08 Mar. 2015.
  • Schwartz, Nick. "Tim Howard's Miraculous Diving save Keeps the U.S. Alive against Portugal." N.p., 22 June 2014. Web. 2 Mar. 2015.

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