The Onion Bag: Tim Howard the Savior and the Pope's Argentinean Intervention

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It's been a fantastic tournament for goalkeepers, but one has risen above the crop: Tim Howard. The USA's shot-stopper put in a stunning shift against Belgium, sending Twitter into overdrive

Elsewhere in the CONCACAF region, Costa Rica are having a fantastic tournament, but fans who want to show Los Ticos colours may be disappointed, as their kit supplier is completely unable to keep up with demand for their shirts

And Argentina may count themselves lucky to be among the final eight after defeating Switzerland in injury time on Tuesday—but some are suggesting they may have had a little holy help... 

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