Following Tim Howard’s brilliant performance against Belgium, someone briefly changed the Wikipedia entry for Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, and it was perfect.
Someone changed the US Secretary of Defence on Wikipedia to Tim Howard. Fantastic. pic.twitter.com/haPrHWPLjx— Cam (@_camwba) July 1, 2014
The entry was fixed quickly, because #facts and all, but we still think Wikipedia could have left it up for a while anyway.
Some other suggestions for honoring Tim Howard:
tim howard forever pic.twitter.com/UZwc7bJ7w5— nick pants (@nick_pants) July 1, 2014
And the best one: A White House petition to rename the Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA) the Tim Howard Airport. No offense to Ronald Reagan, but sign us up.
Update: Even Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales admired the Internet’s handiwork.
I do NOT APPROVE of vandalizing wikipedia for comedic effect. But this is exquisite: http://t.co/ReAWTYyppQ— Jimmy Wales (@jimmy_wales) July 2, 2014