July 01, 2007

'Invincible' up for ESPY

A year ago, Vince Papale was able to go to the restroom at a sporting event unnoticed. Now, he can't reach the facilities without signing 10 autographs along the way.

"Here in Philadelphia, it's almost like a rock star," Papale said.

Or a movie star.

Papale, an Eagles receiver and special-teams player from 1976-1978, had a movie made about his life - Invincible - that was released last August.

Since then, Papale's story as a 30-year-old off-the-street rookie has gone from a Philadelphia success story to a national tale. And, after spending the last year traveling around the country delivering motivational speeches, he has become even busier now that Invincible was nominated for an ESPY award.
..more at philly.com>>

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