Tim Howard: American hero

Tim Howard: American hero
U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard saves a shot by Belgium's Romelu Lukaku during the FIFA World Cup 2014 round of 16 match in Salvador, Brazil. (Ali Haider / EPA)

Team USA might have lost to Belgium in the World Cup, but the players -- especially goalie Tim Howard -- won the hearts of fans everywhere.

Howard made an impressive 16 saves throughout the anxiety-inducing game, leading thousands of people to take to Twitter to cheer him.

Check out a few of Howard's fans singing his praises below:

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 @Stacey.Leasca@latimes.com