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Best of the Tim Howard memes

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Tim Howard's defiant performance in between the sticks for the US in their last-16 clash with Belgium drew plaudits from around the world - and inspired a host of memes.

[MATCH REPORT: BELGIUM 2-1 USA (AET)]

He may have ended up on the losing side, but Everton keeper Howard was in scintillating form to deny Belgium again and again, almost single-handedly keeping his side in the game until they eventually succumbed in extra-time to goals by Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku.

Still, it was heroic Howard who dominated the social media conversation afterwards, having set a new World Cup record with the extraordinary amount of saves made by his many arms.

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