Vince Papale

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Birthday
9, 1946
Birthplace
Chester, PA
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
9, 1946 (age 73)
Birthplace
Chester, PA

About

Dogged athlete who became one of the oldest rookies in the NFL and inspired the 2006 Disney movie Invincible. He recovered 2 fumbles and caught a 15-yard pass during his three years in the NFL with the Philadelphia Eagles.

Before Fame

He was working as a high school teacher before successfully trying out for his first professional team.

Trivia

He was diagnosed with cancer and after his NFL career ended, he became a spokesperson for checkups.

Family Life

He fathered a daughter and a son, Garbriella and Vincent Jr., with Janet Cantwell.

Associated With

He was played by Mark Wahlberg in the movie inspired by his life, Invincible.