Super Bowl is the highest and the most prestigious football competition of the National Football League that showcases the excellent footballers in the entire United States of America. This is held every single year. The Super Bowl event is a star-studded one, where you can see a number of Hollywood celebrities who also love football. In this regard, here are the top 10 greatest players in the Super Bowl History:
10. Joe Namath
Joe Namath is a 73-year-old retired American footballer who was born May 31, 1943 in the city Beaver Falls in the US state of Pennsylvania. He used to play as a quarterback in the NFL teams of New York Jets and the Los Angeles Rams. Some of the awards he acquired were the Super Bowl MVP in the Super Bowl III, NFL Comeback Player of the Year (1974), and AFL Most Valuable Player in the year 1968 and 1969.
9. Terrell Davis
Terrell Davis is a 43-year-old retired American footballer who was born on October 28, 1972 in the city of San Diego in the US state of California. He played in the Denver Broncos from the year 1995 up to 2001. Some of his awards were Super Bowl MVP in the Super Bowl XXXII, NFL Offensive Player of the Year in the year 1996 and 1998, and AFC Player of the Year (1996).
8. Eli Manning
Eli Manning is a 35-year-old American footballer who has impressed a lot of people in numerous Super Bowl seasons. He has been playing under the team of New York Giants since the year 2004 up to these days. Some of the prestigious awards he acquired in the football world were Super Bowl MVP in the Super Bowl XLII and XLVI, Maxwell Award (2003), and the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award (2003).
7. Emmitt Smith
Emmitt Smith is a 47-year-old former American football player who was born on May 15, 1969 in the city of Pensacola in the US state of California. He used to play in the Dallas Cowboys and the Arizona Cardinals team. Some of his awards were the Super Bowl MVP in the Super Bowl XXVIII, Bert Bell Award (1993), Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor, and the NFL Rookie Player of the Year (1990).
6. Doug Williams
Doug Williams is a 61-year-old former American football player who played numerous times in the Super Bowl. He played in 3 NFL teams namely the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Oklahoma Outlaws, and the Washington Redskins. Some of his awards were Super Bowl MVP in the Super Bowl XXII, Washington Redskins Ring of Fame, and Tampa Bay Buccaneers Ring of Honor.
5. Charles Haley
Charles Haley is a 52-year-old retired American footballer who was born on January 6, 1964 in Gladys in the US state of Virginia. He played as the defensive end and linebacker of three football teams namely the San Francisco 49ers and the Dallas Cowboys. Some of the awards he acquired were San Francisco 49ers Hall of Fame, Dallas Cowboys Ring of Honor, and UPI NFC Defensive Player of the Year in 1990 and 1994.
4. Terry Bradshaw
Terry Bradshaw is a 68-year-old American footballer who really shined in a number of seasons in the Super Bowl competition. He was born on September 2, 1948 in the city of Shreveport in the US state of Louisiana. Some of his awards were Super Bowl Champion in the Super Bowl IX, X, XIII, and XIV. He was also the Super Bowl MVP in the Super Bowl XIII and XIV.
3. Jerry Rice
Jerry Rice is a retired American footballer who was born on October 13, 1962 in the city of Starkville in the US state of Mississippi. Jerry constantly played to be the wide receiver of the San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders, Seattle Seahawks, Denver Broncos, and the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils. Some of the awards he acquired during his entire football career were NFC Player of the Year (1988), Bert Bell Award (1987), and Super Bowl MVP in the Super Bowl XXIII.
2. Tom Brady
Tom Brady is an award-winning quarterback footballer in the Super Bowl history, who was born on August 3, 1977 in the city of San Mateo in the US state of California. He is currently 39 years old, and he is playing as the quarterback of the New England Patriots team. Tom acquired 3 Super Bowl MVP awards namely in the Super Bowl XXXVI, Super Bowl XXXVIII, and the Super Bowl XLIX. Some other awards he acquired were NFL Comeback Player of the Year (2009), Bert Bell Award (2007), and Best NFL Player ESPY Award (2009).
1. Joe Montana
Joe Montana used to be a great Super Bowl player who is currently 60 years of age. He was born on June 11, 1956 in the New Eagle in the US state of Pennsylvania. He played quarterback in the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs team. As a footballer, he had acquired lots of awards such as NFL Most Valuable Player in the year 1989 and 1990, NFC Player of the Year (1989), Bert Bell Award (1989), and Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year (1990).
These are the top 10 greatest players in the Super Bowl history. Watching them live will definitely make you admire them when it comes to football.