One of the best, and most famous players in Giants’ history, Eli Manning, a two-time Super Bowl winner, announces his retirement. He played sixteen seasons for the Giants. He is the most valuable player in the Giant’s history.
Elisha Nelson Manning born on 3 January 1981. He is a former American football quarterback and played his 16-year career for the New York Giants of the (NFL) National Football League. He announces his retirement at the age of 39.
Manning is the brother of Peyton Manning. Peyton was one of the most productive quarterbacks in pro football history. His brother has retired in 2016 and is a sure inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Eli Manning Retirement Date
He is planning to announce his retirement on Friday.
Steve Tisch, Giants chairman, and executive vice president said that he is proud to have (Manning) his quarterback for so many years. He also said that Eli had driven to do best for the team. His work has impacted and inspired many people. Steve Tisch also said that he is sincerely thankful for everything Eli Manning has given the team and community.
John Mara, the Giants’ president, and the chief executive officer said that Eli Manning is his two time Super Bowl MVP and best player in his franchise’s history. Eli Manning represented our franchise as an absolute professional with dignity and accountability. He also said that he is beyond grateful for his contributions to our organization.
Ernie Accorsi, the Giants’ general manager, said that Manning’s legacy would always be championships and leadership. People always ask him what he saw in Eli Manning when he was young. He didn’t see stats. He saw a leader and championships.
Accorsi was the general manager who traded for Eli Manning. Ernie retired after the 2006 season, but Ernie Accorsi has remained a member of the Giants family.
Admittedly, the numerical measure of Manning can be less than remarkable for a player who made the Pro Bowl four times. He will remembered for leadership and championships.
Manning, 39, played 16 seasons for the Giants and leaves with franchise records for 57,023 passing yards, 366 touchdowns, and completed passes (4,895). Eli Manning considers the most valuable player of the Super Bowl (2007, 2011) seasons. He is one of only five players to have won the award many times.