The Keeper: A Life of Saving Goals and Achieving Them


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Harper Paperbacks

Product Description

In this inspiring, down-to-earth memoir the revered goalkeeper and American icon  idolized by millions worldwide for his dependability, daring, and humility recounts his rise to stardom at the 2014 World Cup, the psychological and professional challenges he has faced, and the enduring faith that has sustained him.

In The Keeper, the man who electrified the world with his amazing performance in Brazil does something he would never do on a soccer field: he drops his guard. As fiercely protective about his privacy as he is guarding the goal on the field, Howard opens up for the first time about how a hyperactive kid from New Jersey with Tourette’s syndrome defied the odds to become one of the world’s premier goalkeepers.

The Keeper recalls his childhood, being raised by a single mother who instilled in him a love of sports and a devout Christian faith that helped him cope when he was diagnosed with Tourette’s in the fifth grade. He looks back over his fifteen-year professional career—from becoming the youngest player to win MLS Goalkeeper of the Year to his storied move to the English Premier League with Manchester United and his current team, Liverpool’s Everton, to becoming an overnight star after his record-making performance with the United States Men’s National Team. He also talks about the things closest to his heart—the importance of family and the Christian beliefs that guide him.

Told in his thoughtful and articulate voice, The Keeper is an illuminating look at a remarkable man who is an inspirational role model for all of us.

The Keeper is illustrated with two 8-page color photo inserts.

Technical Details
Binding
Paperback
Number of Pages
320
Product group
Book
Brand
imusti
Label
Harper Paperbacks
Edition
Reprint
Publisher
Harper Paperbacks
Publication date
May 12, 2015
Release date
May 12, 2015
Author
Tim Howard
Language
English (Published), English (Original Language)
EAN
9780062387370
ISBN-10
0062387375
Item Dimensions L x W x H
5.31 x 0.74 x 8 inches
Manufacturer
Harper Paperbacks
Studio
Harper Paperbacks



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