Jennifer Montana and Joe Montana are seen in Berlin in 1991. The Montanas thwarted the kidnapping of their grandchild Saturday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Joe Montana (r) and his wife Jennifer return to the after a press conference in Berlin, Tuesday, July 30, 1991. The 49ers arrived in Berlin on Monday for an exhibition match vs. Chicago Beers on Saturday. (AP Photo/Axel Kull)