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Published: June 11, 2019 at 06:59 p.m.

Best photos of Vince Lombardi

Vince Lombardi (June 11, 1913 – September 3, 1970) was a football player, coach and executive in the National Football League. He is mostly known as the head coach of the Green Bay Packers during the 1959-1967 and led them to win Super Bowl I and II in 1968 and 1967. He died suddenly in 1970 after being diagnosed with cancer. The National Football League named the Super Bowl trophy in his honor and entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1971.

16 Photos Total

  • Green Bay Packers head coach Vince Lombardi celebrates as he is carried off the field after winning the NFL championship game Jan. 1, 1967, in Dallas. The Green Bay Packers defeated the Dallas Cowboys 34-27. 16

    Tony Tomsic/Associated Press

    Vince Lombardi

    Green Bay Packers head coach Vince Lombardi celebrates as he is carried off the field after winning the NFL championship game Jan. 1, 1967, in Dallas. The Green Bay Packers defeated the Dallas Cowboys 34-27.

  • Vince Lombardi, head coach of the Green Bay Packers celebrates Super Bowl II championship in January 1968. 15

    Associated Press

    Vince Lombardi

    Vince Lombardi, head coach of the Green Bay Packers celebrates Super Bowl II championship in January 1968.

  • Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr (15) gets instructions from head coach Vince Lombardi in this undated photo. 14

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    Bart Starr and Vince Lombardi

    Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr (15) gets instructions from head coach Vince Lombardi in this undated photo.

  • Washington Redskins head coach Vince Lombardi during a game from his 1969 season with the Washington Redskins. 13

    David Durochik/Associated Press

    Vince Lombardi

    Washington Redskins head coach Vince Lombardi during a game from his 1969 season with the Washington Redskins.

  • Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame Head Coach Vince Lombardi is seen on the sideline during Super Bowl II  Jan. 14, 1968, in Miami. The Green Bay Packers defeated the Oakland Raiders  33�14. 12

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    Vince Lombardi

    Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame Head Coach Vince Lombardi is seen on the sideline during Super Bowl II Jan. 14, 1968, in Miami. The Green Bay Packers defeated the Oakland Raiders 33�14.

  • Packers General Manager Vince Lombardi began his day by attending Mass and holding a breakfast news conference in Green Bay on August 7, 1968. 11

    Associated Press

    Vince Lombardi

    Packers General Manager Vince Lombardi began his day by attending Mass and holding a breakfast news conference in Green Bay on August 7, 1968.

  • Washington Redskins head coach Vince Lombardi on the  sidelines where he made his regular season debut with the team in New Orleans, La., Sept. 21, 1969. 10

    Associated Press

    Vince Lombardi

    Washington Redskins head coach Vince Lombardi on the sidelines where he made his regular season debut with the team in New Orleans, La., Sept. 21, 1969.

  • Green Bay Packer coach Vince Lombardi, center, speaks with quarterback Bart Starr (15) and Zeke Bratkowski, left, as the Packers trailed the Detroit Lions at Green Bay, Sept. 18, 1967. 9

    Associated Press

    Vince Lombardi and Bart Starr

    Green Bay Packer coach Vince Lombardi, center, speaks with quarterback Bart Starr (15) and Zeke Bratkowski, left, as the Packers trailed the Detroit Lions at Green Bay, Sept. 18, 1967.

  • Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi, standing facing camera, yells for 100% effort of his players as he rides the practice blocking skid at the Packers training camp in Green Bay, Wis., on July 17, 1967.  Assistant coach Phil Bengtson is at left. 8

    Associated Press

    Vince Lombardi

    Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi, standing facing camera, yells for 100% effort of his players as he rides the practice blocking skid at the Packers training camp in Green Bay, Wis., on July 17, 1967. Assistant coach Phil Bengtson is at left.

  • Dallas Quarterback Don Meredith has a friendly word with Green Bay Packers Coach Vince Lombardi as they walked up the ramp to their dressing rooms in Dallas on Jan 1, 1966 after Green Bay won the NFL Championship by defeating the Cowboys, 34-27. 7

    Associated Press

    Don Meredith and Vince Lombardi

    Dallas Quarterback Don Meredith has a friendly word with Green Bay Packers Coach Vince Lombardi as they walked up the ramp to their dressing rooms in Dallas on Jan 1, 1966 after Green Bay won the NFL Championship by defeating the Cowboys, 34-27.

  • Football commissioner Pete Rozelle, left, presents the trophy to Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi after they beat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10 during Superbowl I Jan. 15, 1967, in Los Angeles. 6

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    Vince Lombardi

    Football commissioner Pete Rozelle, left, presents the trophy to Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi after they beat the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10 during Superbowl I Jan. 15, 1967, in Los Angeles.

  • Green Bay Packers head coach Vince Lombardi. 5

    David Durochik/Associated Press

    Vince Lombardi

    Green Bay Packers head coach Vince Lombardi.

  • Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame head coach Vince Lombardi poses for a photo during training camp at DePere, Wisc., 1960s. 4

    NFL Photos

    Vince Lombardi

    Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame head coach Vince Lombardi poses for a photo during training camp at DePere, Wisc., 1960s.

  • Coach Vince Lombardi, left, congratulates fullback Jim Taylor of the Green Bay Packers after Taylor learned he had been named played of the Year in the National Football League by an Associated Press Committee, Dec. 13, 1962, Long Beach, Calif. The 215-pound former Louisiana State football star leads the NFL in scoring and touchdowns. 3

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    Vince Lombardi and Jim Taylor

    Coach Vince Lombardi, left, congratulates fullback Jim Taylor of the Green Bay Packers after Taylor learned he had been named played of the Year in the National Football League by an Associated Press Committee, Dec. 13, 1962, Long Beach, Calif. The 215-pound former Louisiana State football star leads the NFL in scoring and touchdowns.

  • Hall of Fame coach Vince Lombardi was an assistant football coach at the United States Military Academy at West Point starting in 1948 until 1952. 2

    Pro Football Hall of Fame

    Vince Lombardi

    Hall of Fame coach Vince Lombardi was an assistant football coach at the United States Military Academy at West Point starting in 1948 until 1952.

  • Vince Lombardi (40), a guard on the Fordham University football team, poses in 1935 at an unknown location. 1

    Associated Press

    Vince Lombardi, guard

    Vince Lombardi (40), a guard on the Fordham University football team, poses in 1935 at an unknown location.