Brett Favre Biography
(American football player)
Birthday: October 10, 1969 (Libra)
Born In: Gulfport, Mississippi, United States
Brett Lorenzo Favre is a former football quarterback who played for different teams like the Atlanta Falcons, Green Bay Packers, and New York Jets in the National Football League (NFL) over a career spanning two decades. He had an exceptionally long and productive career with the Green Bay Packers for whom he played from 1992 till 2007. It was evident from his childhood that the young Brett was destined for greatness as a sportsman. He started playing football and baseball while at school and could play quarterback, lineman, strong safety and place-kicker position. His father, who was the head coach of the school football team, encouraged his talented son to practice and develop his game. He started playing professional football during his years in the University of Southern Mississippi. First drafted by the Atlanta Falcons, he moved on to play for the Green Bay Packers with whom he would spend the best of his playing years. He played for 16 seasons for the team and helped them appear in two Super Bowls, eventually winning the Super Bowl XXXI. A dynamic player with exceptional skills and leadership qualities, he led his teams to eight division championships and five NFC Championship Games. He is the only quarterback to have won three consecutive NFL most valuable player awards.