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20th Mar 2016

Toffees rejoice as Everton confirm that Tim Howard is leaving for MLS

Nooruddean Choudry

He’s off home.

It’s not that long since US national keeper Tim Howard was the subject of global memes due to his World Cup heroics in Brazil. He was even congratulated by President Obama for his superhuman efforts between the posts. But things change quickly in football.

Fast forward to 2016 and Everton fans are constantly bemoaning his regular clangers. The 37-year-old seems a shadow of his former formidable self and Toffees have been pleading for him to be dropped from the team all season.

Well on Sunday all the Christmases seemed to come at once, as Everton’s official Twitter account announced that Howard would be joining MLS side Colorado Rapids at the end of the season….

The reaction was joyous, if a little cruel…

https://twitter.com/TractionZz/status/711573391610875904

https://twitter.com/ZizouZelalem/status/711573397684224000

https://twitter.com/CooperEFC_/status/711573706150174721

https://twitter.com/JoeyFarrell11/status/711574508491169793

https://twitter.com/Joelissimmo/status/711577481506066436

https://twitter.com/jamiestyles1/status/711574133277122562

https://twitter.com/Ged_1878/status/711573538558312448