Lombardi led his Green Bay Packers to five NFL championships and two Superbowl victories. Being the head coach and general manager, Lombardi had full control - making changes and vamping up the football program. In his last game as head coach, his Packers beat Oakland 33-14 in the memorable Superbowl II game in Miami.
Lombardi was also known for his successful offensive plays; some of which are still used in football today. His list of accomplishments is what make him so unforgettable. Sadly, Vince Lombardi lost his battle to cancer in September of 1970 - he was 57 years old. A year later, Vince Lombardi was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame. In the same year, the NFL honored him by renaming the Superbowl trophy to the Vince Lombardi Superbowl Trophy. Vince Lombardi was an athlete, husband, father, assistant coach, head coach, manager, and coordinator. He was victorious in all of his endeavors and will always be remembered as one of the best coaches of all time.