Joe Montana, one of football's greatest stars, led the San Francisco 49ers to four Super Bowl championships during the 1980s. Two of the four Super Bowl wins were won consecutively in 1989 and 1990.
Joe Montana was drafted by the 49ers in the late third round by coach Bill Walsh. He attended the University of Notre Dame, where he also played football. Montana ended his football career with the Kansas City Chiefs in 1993. In 2000, he was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He was known by his teammates, family members, friends and fans as an inspirational leader. Montana was also known as one of the great passers of his time. He was named MVP by the NFL three times.
Joe Montana currently resides in North Carolina wine country with his wife and kids. Montana is tied with 31 other football players for the second most Super Bowl rings as a player. Both Tom Brady and Charles Haley have a total of five rings and hold the record for the most Super Bowl rings. Haley won two Super Bowls with the 49ers and two with the Cowboys. Brady has won all five of his Super Bowls with the New England Patriots. Montana is considered by many to be one of the greatest football players of all time.