In this installment of her interview series expert sports broadcaster Liguori speaks with famed quarterback Brett Favre. Born in a small town in Mississippi, Favre began playing football in the eighth grade. Later on Favre survived a dire car accident during his senior year in college. Six weeks after this accident Favre led his team to victory in a game. Favre’s notable resilience proved useful in his career but even more in his personal life. InAnn Liguori's Audio Hall of Fame: Brett Favre, Favre discusses his achievements and the ups and downs on life on and off the football field. Liguori understands the art of football, but she is also well-rounded enough as an interviewer to steer the conversation off the field.
In 2008, Favre came out of retirement, was traded to the New York Jets, and continued his consecutive start streak.On February 11th, 2009, Favre told the New York Jets that he was retiring for good. He is recognized as one of the greatest quarterbacks in American football history. Favre is the first player to win the AP MVP three times (1995 - 97) in NFL history.
At Pattysburg Country Club, Ann Liguori, award-winning luminary in sports broadcasting with a celebrated career that spans two decades, catches up with Favre. Favre discusses candidly some of the issues he has had to overcome, both in his career and personally. Favre also shares about his "second" career: golf and his love and passion for the game.
©2009 Ann Liguori; (P)2009 Ann Liguori
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