Tim Howard Describes Journey to Become One of the World's Top Goalies

The U.S. soccer star details his story in new autobiography, "The Keeper."
4:52 | 06/03/15

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Superstar Tim Howard who became a household name as we know during the world cup last summer when he had a record 15 saves against Belgium, his inspirational autobiography the keeper is all about to defieing the odds to become one of the top goalies. And Tim Howard, you are a keeper. Lot of limit fans here. They'll have a little bit of a shootout. Serious note to begin with, because there has been lot said about fifa in the headlines and yesterday with the president saying that she's going to resign, how do you react to that? I'm a spectator like everyone else, it's interesting. Obviously, we want things to be fair. Fifa preaches fair play. It will be interesting to see what comes out. Hopefully it gets cleaned up. Hopefully this will lead to some changes. I think it will. Your book, it's such a delightful read and you go through and you talk about, like everybody, we want to make our parents proud and you were raised by a single mom, she was very instrumental, wasn't she? She's amazing. She's still amazing. She took me all over the country to play soccer, the game I love. What was the time you scored a goal or something and you shouted out to your mom? It was mother's day or something like that, it was for her. It still is. You also talked about the coaches, who has been that influence in Yo you are life that has gotten to you where you are professionally. I had a very influential coach, from New Jersey, he taught me about life than goal keeping. You just applied it to every aspect of your life, one of the pr premier players in England. You said you wanted to spend more time with your family. I'll be back. Le I'm going to come back -- Oh, he's going to come back. Of course, of course. It's been good. Hopefully, September comes soon I'll be back in the fold. I know how important your family is to you. You talk about that openly in the book and also about tourette syndrome. You speak to kids about it. What do you say? It's not a stop sign for it. I have an amazing platform to reach these children and give them hope to reach their dreams. You don't have to be a soccer fan to enjoy what you have gone through and what you have to share. I think so. I live life like everybody else. You have ups and downs. You have to persevere. You have these little stars we have here, all around the world soccer is huge. What is it going to take here to get another generation? We're producing greater players, hopefully, these guys and girls will be in the world cup. The women are playing this month. I know, we had them on last week. Excited about that. All right, are are you ready? He's pretty good in goal. Are you ready to challenge him? Okay. All right. All right, I'm going to step to the side. Look, the big ones. Take it easy on him. See what you can do against Tim Howard the secretary of defense. Yeah, be careful. You're good. All right. Oh, my goodness. Got two. Oh, look at the style. Come on. Hey, hey, that's right. Reminding me. Thanks for being a great suppoport. Again, say your thanks to Tim Howard for being here. Thank you. Paperback for the keeper is in stores right now. Final check of the weather with ginger.

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