Joe Montana Biography

Joseph Clifford "Joe" Montana, Jr., nicknamed Joe Cool and The Comeback Kid, is a retired professional American football player, a hall of fame quarterback with the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs. After winning a college national championship at Notre Dame, Montana started his NFL career in 1979 with San Francisco, where he played for the next 14 seasons. Traded before the 1993 season, he spent his final two years in the league with the Kansas City Chiefs. While a member of the 49ers, Montana started and won four Super Bowls and three Super Bowl Most Valuable Player awards. Montana was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, in 2000, his first year of eligibility. Montana is the only player to have been named Super Bowl MVP three times.

In 1989, and again in 1990, the Associated Press named Montana the NFL Most Valuable Player, and Sports Illustrated magazine named Montana the 1990 "Sportsman of the Year". Four years earlier, in 1986, Montana won the AP NFL Comeback Player of the Year Award. Montana was elected to eight Pro Bowls, as well as being voted 1st team All-Pro by the AP in 1987, 1989, and 1990. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Joe Montana
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
American football player, Coach
Ethnicity:
Italian American
Religion:
Catholicism
Date of Birth:
June 11, 1956 (62)
Astrological Sign:
Gemini
Marriages
Joe Montana Timeline
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Joe Montana. (2018). The HistoryHop.com website. Retrieved 6:29am UTC, Aug 20, 2018, from historyhop.com/famous-people/joe-montana/bio.

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Joe Montana. [Internet]. 2018. The HistoryHop.com website. Available from: historyhop.com/famous-people/joe-montana/bio [Accessed 20 Aug 2018].

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"Joe Montana." Bio. The HistoryHop.com website, 2018. Web. 20 Aug 2018.

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