Tim Howard Joins NBC Sports On Multi-Year Deal
United States World Cup goalkeeper Tim Howard’s fantastic contributions to their championship run won’t be soon forgotten. The 35-year-old soccer superstar has just signed on to be a voice for NBC Sports Group’s broadcast team for several years.
Via NBC Sports:
Tim Howard, goalkeeper for the U.S. Men’s National Team in the 2014 and 2010 FIFA World Cups and for Everton in the Barclays Premier League, will join NBC Sports Group’s Premier League on-air team in a multi-year agreement, it was announced today.
Howard will work up to 10 Premier League games this season, serving as game analyst in the booth or in an on-site studio for the pre-game, halftime and post-game shows. His assignments will be scheduled around Everton matches and will focus on top-tier games.
Howard served as a NBCSN analyst on six game telecasts and one on-site studio last season. In the seven matches immediately prior to Howard’s NBCSN appearances, Everton recorded six victories and one loss.
“Tim had an impressive debut on our telecasts last season and we are excited to have him join our Premier League team on a more extensive basis,” said Pierre Moossa, coordinating producer of NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage. “As an active Premier League player, he contributes unique perspective and insight to our broadcasts.”
During the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Howard rose to instantaneous fame when he recorded a record 16 saves against Belgium. The Internet went on to make him a viral sensation.