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World Cup star Tim Howard to take a break from U.S. national team
World Cup star Tim Howard to take a break from U.S. national team

World Cup star Tim Howard is taking a break from international soccer and will not be considered for selection to the national team until September 2015, the U.S. soccer federation announced Thursday. "Having played overseas for the last 12 years and missing out on spending time with my family, making this commitment to my family is very important at this time," said Howard, who discussed the break with U.S. Coach Juergen Klinsmann and Roberto Martinez, his coach at Everton of the English Premier League. "It's the right decision at this time," Howard said in a statement released by U.S. Soccer. "Juergen has always been up front with all the players in saying...

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