Tim Howard Reaches 100th International Cap for USMNT

Sean SwabyUK Staff WriterJune 7, 2014

USA Today

Tim Howard has etched his name in United States men's national team history, as he was capped for the 100th time Saturday when the USMNT took on Nigeria in Jacksonville. 

Presentation for @TimHowardGK 100th cap happening at midfield. 15th player in #USMNT history. Congrats. pic.twitter.com/wycBXzZabE

— U.S. Soccer (@ussoccer) June 7, 2014

The Everton man received a commemorative shirt to mark the occasion and was honored before the match with his family.

I'm from the USA so congrats to Tim Howard on his 100th cap for the US #USMNT pic.twitter.com/a21J8wWCTn

— Chelsea Bible (@ChelseaBible) June 7, 2014

Others celebrated Howard in different ways.

Congrats on 100 Tim Howard! #USMNT pic.twitter.com/EI1hNpinSX

— Chris Gebhard (@chrisgebhard) June 7, 2014

He's the third American goalkeeper to reach the 100-cap mark. The USMNT faces Ghana on June 16 to open the World Cup.