Ditka was born in 1927 in Chicago, Illinois. He is a Polish American and is of Catholic faith. He is considered to be one of the greatest football coaches of all time.
Ditka played football for the University of Notre Dame and then for the Chicago Bears. As a player, Ditka was known for his physical play and was a key player in the Bears' 1951 Championship team. After he retired as a player, Ditka became the Bears' head coach. He coached the Bears for over 30 years, leading them to 9 division championships and 2 Super Bowls.
Ditka is also well known for his social media presence. He has over 2 million followers on Twitter and over 3 million followers on Facebook. Additionally, Ditka has released several books, including "The Life and Times of Mike Ditka" and "My Life in Football".
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