Thursday, June 30

John Madden, NFL player, coach, and commentator after Madden NFL has died

The sports world, especially the American one, is in mourning with the news of John Madden’s death at 85, an NFL football player, coach, and analyst. However outside of this sphere his international fame comes from the Electronic Arts sports saga, which debuted in 1988 with John Madden Football.

“Today we have lost a hero,” says the official account of the games. “John Madden was a synonym for American football for more than 50 years. His knowledge of the game was matched only by his love of the sport and his affection for everyone who stepped on the gridiron. A humble champion, a dedicated teacher, and a timeless coach. Our hearts and sympathy to John’s family, friends, and millions of fans. To be an irreparable loss, always remembered and never forgotten. “

Roger Goodell of the NFL has said that “He was football. He was an incredible sounding board for me and many others. There will never be another John Madden and we will always be indebted to him for all he did to help. make football [americano] and the NFL what it is today“.

Madden NFL desde 1993

After several deliveries with the denomination John Madden Football the sports saga became Madden NFL from Madden NFL ’94 in 1993 with the games for Mega Drive and Super Nintendo. Logically was the protagonist of many covers until in 2000 with Madden NFL 2001 the stars of the moment -Eddie George in that title- began to stand out.

It is still too early to know if Electronic Arts will perform some kind of homage to John Madden in Madden NFL 23 expected to arrive next year, but hopefully it will include information, photo gallery and a review of the life of a person who, especially outside the United States, He identifies with both the NFL and American football.

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