Someone Apparently Unearthed Tim Howard’s High School Yearbook Quote…and It Turns Out It Was Quite Prophetic

U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team goalie Tim Howard provided quite the prophetic quote for his high school senior yearbook.

“It will take a nation of millions  to hold me back.”

Tim Howard's high school yearbook quote was widely circulated on the Internet Wednesday. (Image source: Imgur)
Tim Howard’s high school yearbook quote was widely circulated on the Internet Wednesday. (Image source: Imgur)

That’s the quote Howard, who made the most recorded saves in a World Cup match during Tuesday’s 2-1 loss to Belgium, offered up for the 1997 yearbook, according to WCBS-TV.

Belgium has a population of about 11 million.

The quote appears to have first been unearthed by a user on the popular Internet forum Reddit.

As BuzzFeed noted, some speculation exists that the quote may have been in reference to Public Enemy’s 1988 hip-hop album, which carried a similar name.

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