By Tim Howard
In this heartwarming and candid memoir, US nationwide football workforce goalkeeper Tim Howard opens up for the 1st time approximately how a hyperactive child from New Jersey with Tourette Syndrome defied the chances to turn into one of many world's most advantageous goalkeepers.
After a profitable seventeen-year expert football profession, Howard turned an in a single day big name in the course of the 2014 international Cup in Brazil. His heroic functionality within the online game for the USA opposed to Belgium, within which he kept an superb fifteen shots—the so much for any goalkeeper in a global Cup game—made him a loved ones identify in addition to a trending web meme. during a hundred and twenty mins, Howard went from a participant identified generally through football fanatics to an American icon, enjoyed by way of thousands for his dependability, bold, and humility.
In this uplifting memoir tailored for younger readers and now in paperback, Howard stocks his impressive trip from a hard formative years during which he used to be raised through a unmarried mom who instilled in him a love of activities and a deep religion that helped him take care of the onset of Tourette Syndrome in 5th grade.
The ebook incorporates a thesaurus and a full-color insert.
Read Online or Download The Keeper: The Unguarded Story of Tim Howard Young Readers' Edition PDF
Similar Biographies books
The 1st definitive account of what students and the media are calling 'the most crucial archaeological discovery' approximately Jesus and his kinfolk. this can be the definitive tale of the new discovery of the first–century ossuary (limestone bone field) with the legend 'James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus', and its implications for figuring out Jesus, his kinfolk (mother, father, brothers), his fans, the 1st Christians and the Jewish Christian flow in Jerusalem that James led.
Due to the fact global battle II and particularly because the election of Pope John XXIII in 1958, the papacy--the oldest of all Western institutions--has attracted gradually transforming into curiosity from non-Christians in addition to Christians. Written for individuals of each spiritual allegiance and none, J. N. D. Kelly's biographical dictionary provides a wealth of knowledge concerning the papacy and the remarkable succession of churchmen who've loomed huge at the global scene for nearly thousand years.
R. Andrew Chesnut bargains a desirable portrayal of Santa Muerte, a skeleton saint whose cult has attracted hundreds of thousands of devotees over the last decade. even if condemned through mainstream church buildings, this people saint's supernatural powers attract hundreds of thousands of Latin american citizens and immigrants within the U. S. Devotees think the Bony woman (as she is affectionately referred to as) to be the quickest and most excellent miracle employee, and as such, her statuettes and paraphernalia now outsell these of the Virgin of Guadalupe and Saint Jude, different giants of Mexican religiosity.
One of many 20th century’s maximum composers, Jean Sibelius (1865–1957) almost stopped writing song over the last thirty years of his existence. Recasting his mysterious musical silence and his undeniably influential lifestyles opposed to the backdrop of Finland’s nationwide awakening, Sibelius may be the definitive biography of this artistic legend for a few years to return.
Extra info for The Keeper: The Unguarded Story of Tim Howard Young Readers' Edition