Tim Howard is currently 37 years old and plays as the goalkeeper for the Colorado Rapids (MLS team) and the United States Men's National Soccer Team (International team).
Tim Howard was diagnosed with Tourette's (a nervous system disorder involving repetitive movements or unwanted sounds) at the age of 9.
At the age of 10, Tim Howard, started to notice the symptoms of touching items in a particular order. Then, on his way too school he started to find random objects that he couldn't help but, grab it and throw into his bag. Then, came the tics, which started with an uncomfortable sensation in his body. But, once he was on that soccer field, his whole world changed. But, by the age of 11, he had to touch people before meeting them.
At the age of 11, Tim's mom took him to a doctor and he gave him ideas to deal with his Tourette symptoms. But, he decided to go on with life and live with the symptoms.
To this day, Tim Howard still deals with his symptoms of Tourette's. But, he is still able to be the greatest keeper to this day.