The Everton stopper produced a record-equalling 16 saves as the USA came agonisingly close to progressing to the quarter-finals.
His performance prompted a whole host of memes across social media, which can be found here.
But to whet your appetite, here is one of our favourites:
Despite the loss, Tim Howard’s record setting performance was monumental. pic.twitter.com/eaqF2Whkxq
— ESPN (@espn) July 1, 2014
But, now, Howard produced a somewhat pre-emptive meme is his school days.
That is right folks, Howard knew he was destined for some form of inter-nation greatness.
- Tim Howard