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Posted: Sunday, July 13, 2014 11:37 am

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — As the World Cup wraps up, one Florida woman is still beaming with pride over her son's performance.

Team USA goalkeeper Tim Howard's 64-year-old mother Esther has been a Sarasota resident for the past three years.

She went to the last three of her son's World Cup games and is "amazed by his performance."

She tells the Sarasota Herald-Tribune (http://bit.ly/1owo5Yd) she still "can't grasp the enormity of his success."

The World Cup ends Sunday with a marquee match-up between Germany and Argentina.

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Information from: Sarasota (Fla.) Herald-Tribune, http://www.heraldtribune.com

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