The mythical former player of the NFL and legend of the San Francisco 49ersJoe Montana returned to the headlines after prevent the kidnapping of one of your grandchildren, as revealed by TMZ. The well-known quarterback foiled a woman’s plans who sneaked into his house, making the story have a happy ending.

Montana achieved fame thanks to its long career in the 80s and early 90s, after 13 years leading the 49ers, and lived a situation of maximum tension on Saturday afternoon, when he was at his home in Los Angeles.

The incident occurred around 5 p.m., when the kidnapper entered without permission the address of the former quarterback, who was with his wife Jennifer, and took the child.

However, Montana confronted the woman and controlled her until the police arrived to the scene to arrest the suspect, who faces charges of kidnapping and robbery.

Montana himself confirmed the incident by posting a message on his social networks to thank the support received: “Thanks to all who have reached out,” he wrote.

In addition, the former American football player also acknowledged that he had experienced “a terrifying situation”, but he was “grateful because everyone is fine“while stating:” We appreciate the respect for our privacy at this time. “