2x Super Bowl Champion Eli Manning Reacts Joyfully To His Legendary Brother Peyton Gets Topped By a Thinly Veiled Insult

Published 06/20/2022, 11:00 AM EDT
OXFORD, MS – OCTOBER 23: Former Ole’ Miss and New York Giants quarterback, Eli Manning, addresses the fans during half time events at the NCAA football game between the LSU Tigers and the Ole’ Miss Rebels at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium in Oxford, MS. (Photo by Kevin Langley/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

 

Eli Manning had an interesting reaction to Peyton Manning being called his brother on an in-game graphic. Eli is a two-time Super Bowl champion with the New York Giants. Reacting to the post, the younger Manning tweeted that he liked the new title given to his brother, Peyton.

Moreover, the event took place when the former Broncos legend was attending Ole Miss versus Auburn in a College World Series baseball game.

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Replying to the tweet posted by the Oxford police department; Eli replied, “I like Peyton’s new title.” Consequently, fans had hilarious reactions to it. Multiple Twitter users trolled Peyton Manning over the tweet and it became a massive talking point.

On the other hand, Peyton was trolled in the in-game graphic because Ole Miss is where Eli played for four seasons. Moreover, he had an impressive record of throwing for 10,119 yards; 35 INTs, and 81 TDs, at Ole Miss.

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Reactions to Peyton Manning being trolled

Several users commented on the post and poured in jokes to troll the NFL legend and the former Broncos‘ QB. One user said, “It’s what he is best known for! The brother of a two time Super Bowl MVP. He doesn’t have two of those, does he?”. 

Another user replied and said, “Nothing new about it Eli! Been reppin this since 2012!!”

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The reactions kept coming in and a user said, “You ever hear Dad introduce us to people? “This is our son, Eli, and this is our other son, Eli’s brother.”

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Eli Manning and his NFL career in a nutshell

Before getting drafted, Eli recorded the most number of touchdown passes and passing yards while playing for Ole Miss. Furthermore, he was picked at the no.1 spot in the 2004 NFL drafts by the San Diego Chargers. However, he was later traded to the New York Giants, where he continued to play for 16 seasons.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY – OCTOBER 17: Former New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning walks onto the field carrying the Vince Lombardi Trophy during a ceremony honoring the 2011 Giants Super Bowl team at halftime during a game against the Los Angeles Rams at MetLife Stadium on October 17, 2021 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

Eli became a starter for the Giants in 2005. Following this, he led the franchise to win the 42nd and 46th Super Bowls. Moreover, he also won the MVP award in both games.

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Ayush Jha

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Ayush Jha is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. He is a current graduate of the University of Delhi and has worked on publishing academic research in the past. To fulfill his enthusiasm for covering sports, he started following the NFL and developed a keen interest.

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