Tim Howard has become a star after his record setting defensive performance in the World Cup, and he got a call from Secretary of Defense, Chuck Hagel, to say congrats.

The Washington Post reported that Hagel invited Howard and the entire team to come to the Pentagon later this year. He told Howard that with some training, he could someday become the "real secretary of defense.” The Department of Defense twitter account even posted about it afterward.

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