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U.S. Under-23 Men's soccer

2000 Olympic Men's Team

U.S. soccer GOALKEEPER
Tim Howard
Height: 6-2 (m).
Weight: 200 (kg).
Born: March 6, 1979.
Hometown: North Brunswick, New Jersey.
College: n/a.
Club: MetroStars (MLS).

National Team
Year Record GP W GAA SO
- - - - - -
Total - - - - -
Professional
Year Club GP Record GAA SO
1997 North Jersey Imperials (PDL) 13 11-2 0.99 -
1998 MetroStars (MLS) 1/1 1-0-0 1.00 0
1999 MetroStars (MLS) 9/8 1-7-0 1.58 0
2000 MetroStars (MLS) 9/8 5-2-2 1.59 4
Total (MLS) 19/17 7-9-2 1.52 4

Under-23: An intelligent goalkeeper who has the ability to make the big save when needed most ... Has split time with Adin Brown in 2000, appearing in five of 11 overall games ... Posted a 1.00 GAA in his two starts in the CONCACAF 2000 Olympics Qualifying Tournament ... Started 3 of 6 games and recorded an opening round shutout in splitting time with Adin Brown to help the USA to a bronze medal in the Pan Am Games in 1999 ... Held Canada to just one goal in the bronze medal game ... Under-20: Posted a 1.20 GAA and one shutout in five international appearances in 1999 ... Started three of four games for the U-20s at the 1999 FIFA Youth World Championship in Nigeria, including an opening shutout of England on April 5, 1999, helping lead Team USA to the second round ... Allowed just 8 goals in 10 international matches in posting a 0.84 GAA and earning 4 shutouts in 1998 ... Held both Canada and Trinidad & Tobago to one goal each as the USA cruised to victory in CONCACAF qualifying ... Was named Outstanding Goalkeeper at the 1998 Paolo Valenti Tournament in Italy as he shut out Norway and allowed just one goal to Belgium helping Team USA finish in third place ... Made his Under-20 National Team debut on April 4, 1998 in a 1-1 draw versus Iceland ... Under-17: Member of the U.S. Under-17 National Team that competed in the 1995 FIFA U-17 World Championship in Ecuador ... Made his international debut with the U-17s against Honduras in 1994 ...

Professional: 2000: Allowed just one goal and earned three shutouts in four consecutive starts for the Metro stars in July, 2000, filling in for injured starter Mike Ammann ... Has posted a 0.24 GAA in his four appearances through July 15, 2000 ... 1999: Made eight starts and posted a 1.58 GAA in nine appearances for NY/NJ in 1999 as the backup to starter Mike Ammann ... Made his MLS debut for in a 4-1 win over the Colorado Rapids at Giants Stadium on Aug. 18, 1998 ... Signed a Project-40 contract and was allocated to the New York/New Jersey MetroStars on February 2, 1998 ... Passed up a collegiate career to played the 1997 professional outdoor season with the North Jersey Imperials (USISL), where he was the team's regular starter ...

High School: Played prep soccer at North Brunswick Township High School.

Personal: Nickname is "T-Ho" ... Enjoys playing basketball ... Favorite player is Netherlands goalkeeper Edwin van der Saar ... Favorite kind of music is hip-hop.

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