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Joe Montana

Football's Comeback King

Joe Montana  (1956 -   )   Born in New Eagle, PA -- just south of Pittsburgh
Nickname:  "cool kid" and "The Comeback king"


Joe Montana was a great quarterback for two NFL teams, The San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs.   Montana is a four time Super Bowl Champion with 3 Super Bowl MVP awards.  His cool, calm and collected behavior under pressure game situations earned him his nicknames.


He was known for some key game plays such as "The Catch", a touchdown pass in the 1981 NFC Championship Game and a Super Bowl-winning 92-yard drive vs. the Bengals in Super Bowl XXIII.