By Quinton Miles
Manchester United and U.S. National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard will be featured as the cover athlete for [i]World Tour Soccer 2006[/i]. Highly notorieted for joining the internationally known soccer club, Howard joined the United for the 2003-2004 season and helped his team win the Charity Shield and FA Cup as well as picking up EPL Goalkeeper of the Year honors along the way.
“Tim Howard has distinguished himself as one of the most dominant keepers in the today’s global game. With his aggressive style of play and commitment to excellence, Howard is the perfect fit to represent World Tour Soccer 2006 and the 989 Sports brand,” said Scott Rohde, director of product development, 989 Sports. “We are honored to have Howard join our team and look forward to his input and participation in the promotion of World Tour Soccer 2006 as we continue our tradition of creating the most authentic sports games on the market.”
[i]World Tour Soccer 2006[/i] ships for the PlayStation 2 on March 15.