Joe Montana is a retired Italian American professional football player. He was a quarterback in the National Football League for 16 seasons. Montana is considered one of the greatest quarterbacks to have ever played the game. He is admired by many NFL football fans, particularly fans of the San Francisco 49ers, where he spent the first 14 seasons of his professional career.
His parents were Joseph Clifford and Theresa Marie Montana. Joe's paternal grandfather, Giuseppe Montani, was born in