VIDEO: U.S. Goalie Tim Howard Talks World Cup on TODAY: 'Journey Ended a Little Too Soon'
|Scoop: TODAY - 12/29 - 1/9 on NBC|
December 24, 2014
|Related: TODAY, NBC|
The United States' World Cup dream came to an end on Tuesday, but goalie Tim Howard did his best to make Belgium's victory come hard-earned. The athlete made made 16 saves, the most in a World Cup game since 1966.
Below, watch Howard's interview this morning with TODAY anchor Matt Lauer!
"I said last night we were heartbroken, and we were," Howard told Lauer. "Thirty-one teams go home heartbroken. Our journey ended just a little too soon. We felt like we played well yesterday. I don't think the guys could've given any more after 120 minutes. We gave everything we had, and to be honest, we're proud of that."
NBC News pioneered the morning news program when it launched TODAY in 1952 with Dave Garroway as host. For more than 60 years, TODAY has provided a daily live broadcast of the latest in domestic and international news, weather reports, and interviews with newsmakers from the worlds of politics, business, media, entertainment and sports.
TODAY is renowned for providing its audience with a "window on the world," bringing viewers breaking news as it happens and often broadcasting from locations around the globe. TODAY's longtime home at New York's Rockefeller Plaza attracts thousands of visitors each year to peer into its windows and become part of TODAY's broadcast. The Emmy Award winning program is anchored by Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales. Don Nash is the executive producer.