Legendary commentator, broadcaster and NFL Hall of Fame coach John Madden passed away today at the age of 85.
Madden is best known for his role as the head coach of the Oakland Raiders in the NFL from 1969 to 1978, where he led the team to a Super Bowl XI victory in the 1976 season. Later, he became an unforgettable exaggeration broadcaster for CBS, Fox, ABC and NBC, reporting and commenting on NFL games every week. In addition to his unforgettable commercials for companies such as “Tough Actin'” Tinactin and his various cameos in films and TV, in the 30 years since his successful coaching career, he is almost impossible to do in American culture. The missing part.
We also know that John Madden has been involved in video games for many years. Since John Madden Football in 1988, his team has been printed with his name. For 23 years, he has always used his name, portrait, as well as his voice and appeal in a game developed by Electronic Arts, which is now called Madden NFL. He has an indelible legacy in sports, video games and the entire cultural field. The least we have to say is, John, thank you for sharing your knowledge with players and audiences over the years, bringing endless fun and playing such an important role in making today’s video games.
We extend our condolences to John’s wife Virginia, their sons Michael and Joseph, and their families, friends and relatives who knew John.