Frases de Vince Lombardi
Data de nascimento: 11. Junho 1913
Data de falecimento: 3. Setembro 1970
Vince Thomas Lombardi conhecido apenas como Vince Lombardi, foi o primeiro treinador campeão do Super Bowl, vencendo-o duas vezes consecutivas com o Green Bay Packers, em 1967 e 1968.Após a morte de Vince Lombardi devido um câncer colorretal em 1970, o troféu do Super Bowl, antes chamado de "AFL-NFL World Championship Game" foi rebatizado em sua homenagem, passando a se chamar Vince Lombardi Trophy, nome que permanece até hoje.
Citações Vince Lombardi
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„Gentlemen, we are going to relentlessly chase perfection, knowing full well we will not catch it, because nothing is perfect. But we are going to relentlessly chase it, because in the process we will catch excellence. I am not remotely interested in just being good.“
First team meeting as Packers coach (1959), reported in Chuck Carlson, Game of My Life: 25 Stories of Packers Football (2004), p. 149; Richard Scott, Jay Barker, Legends of Alabama Football (2004), p. 78.
reported in Donald T. Phillips, Run To Win: Vince Lombardi on Coaching and Leadership (2001), p. 16.
On football, New York Times (10 Dec 1967).
Reported in Lee Green, Sportswit (1984), p. 169.
Actually spoken by 1950s UCLA football coach Henry Russell "Red" Sanders. Lombardi always denied he had said this although it is close to something he did say: "Winning isn't a sometime thing; it's an all the time thing."
„Leadership rests not only upon ability but upon commitment and upon loyalty and upon pride and upon followers…Leadership is not just one quality, but rather a blend of many qualities; and while no one individual possesses all the needed talents to go into leadership, each man can develop a combination to make him a leader.“
reported in Donald T. Phillips, Run To Win: Vince Lombardi on Coaching and Leadership (2001), pg. 180.