Skip Nav
Kristen Stewart
16 Times Kristen Stewart Used the F-Word to Get Her Point Across
Liv Tyler
Over 20 Years Later and Liv Tyler Is Still as Cool as She Was in the '90s
Celebrity PDA
Bradley Cooper and Irina Shayk Continue Their Summer of Love With a Smooch in Italy

Tim Howard Adweek Interview July 2014

Your World Cup Crush Tim Howard Looks Very, Very Good Shirtless

No US player garnered quite as much attention during the World Cup as goalkeeper Tim Howard, who stripped down for Adweek's sports issue this week. Throughout the World Cup, fans and news outlets pointed out plenty of reasons to love Tim, including his record-breaking performance for the US men's national team. He also became an Internet phenomenon, taking over Twitter as the star of hilarious memes and tweets. Tim addressed all the attention in his interview with Adweek, talking about the fame, his future in soccer, and advice for young athletes. See some of his best quotes below, and see more in this week's issue of Adweek.

  • On sudden fame: "It's not overwhelming for me in the sense that I play in England. In England, soccer is just mega — it's huge. I've been there for 11 years. I've seen firsthand how people react. Obviously, in America, the nonsoccer fans have really taken notice of the sport with the World Cup. That's been cool to see as an American who is trying to help grow the sport."
  • On what's been most surprising: "Just how intrusive a camera phone can be. That's just the world in which we live. That's society today, so I understand how that works. The worst thing is probably when I'm with my children, having people bombard me at times."
  • On leading the US to the 2018 World Cup: "A lot of things could happen in that time frame. I don't know the exact answer. I wouldn't be disappointed if I was part of that run, but there's a lot of factors that go into that decision."
  • On advice to successful young athletes: "It's easy words, but I'd say: Stay humble, stay grounded, remember what got you to that level — and that's hard work."

Source: Adweek

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Mila Kunis Talks About Her Wedding Rings on Conan 2016
Lionel Messi's Blond Hair July 2016
Tim Howard Pictures and Videos
Sports Illustrated US Women's Soccer Cover
Christen Press Body-Image Quote
Tim Howard For PETA

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Celebrity & Entertainment