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Roger Goodell

Commissioner of the National Football League (NFL) Roger Goodell

Profession: Commissioner of the National Football League (NFL)

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: The current NFL Commissioner, succeeding Paul Tagliabue on August 8, 2006. Commentators have described him as "the most powerful man in sports".

Born: February 19, 1959
Birthplace: Jamestown, New York, USA
Age: 62 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces

Married Life

  • 1997-10-25 NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell (38) weds news anchor Jane Skinner (30) at First Presbyterian Church in Lake Forest, Illinois

Historical Events

  • 2006-09-01 Roger Goodell begins his tenure as NFL Commissioner

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