The United States' run in the World Cup came to an end with a heartbreaking 2-1 loss to Belgium on Tuesday. Goalkeeper Tim Howard came out a winner, though, notching 16 saves -- the most in a World Cup match since 1966.

After the match, Howard gave an emotional interview:

His epic performance also won the admiration of the opponent, as evidenced in this classy tweet from Belgium's Vincent Kompany:

If you'd like to see what they hype is all about, check out this collection of all of Howard's saves: