Joe Montana (Joe Cool) is an American football player who has entered the National Football League's Hall of Fame due to his success as a quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers. Joe was born on June 11, 1956, in New Eagle, Pennsylvania, United States.
Joe Montana helped the 49ers to four Super Bowl victories during his career, resulting in three Super Bowl MVP titles. He is an all time leader in passing yards and touchdown passes. He earned his nickname, Joe Cool from his ability to lead his team to a victory in the final minutes of a game, which he succeeded in thirty one times. Joe is also responsible for the most career playoff attempts, completions, touchdowns, and yards gained passing.
Joe Montana was the fifth NFL quarterback to ever exceed more than forty-thousand passing yards, and ranked third all-time in completions when he had retired. When he retired, his career Super Bowl passing rating is 127.8, and he held the slot of number one in most passes completed, most consecutive completions in a game, most yards gained passing in his career and a game, and the most touchdown passes through his career