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Professional football player Joe Montana lead the 49ers to victories in four Super Bowls during the 1980s, including consecutive wins in 1989 and 1990.
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Joe Montana was born June 11, 1956, in New Eagle, Pennsylvania. He was selected late in the third round of the draft by San Francisco 49ers coach Bill Walsh and went on to lead the 49ers to victories in four Super Bowls during the 1980s, including consecutive wins in 1989 and 1990. He joined the Kansas City Chiefs in 1993 before retiring. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000.
Football player Joseph Clifford Montana was born on June 11, 1956 in New Eagle, Pennsylvania. Montana attended high school in Monongahela, Pennsylvania, where he was eligible for both football and basketball scholarships. He decided to play football for Notre Dame, where, as 7th string quarterback, he earned a reputation for making miraculous 11th hour comebacks.
Montana was selected late in the third round of the draft by San Francisco 49ers coach Bill Walsh. He went on to lead the 49ers to victories in four Super Bowls during the 1980s, including consecutive wins in 1989 and 1990. An inspirational leader and talented passer, he was named the National Football League's most valuable player three times. He joined the Kansas City Chiefs 1993–5, before retiring with NFL playoff records for completions, yards, and touchdowns. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000.
Joe and his wife, Jennifer, have four children: Alexandra, Elizabeth, Nathaniel and Nicholas. They live in the Northern California wine country.
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