The double Super Bowl winner Eli Manning end his career after 16 years as the New York Giants’ quarterback.

The legendary quarterback will on Friday hold a press conference where he will announce his decision.

It shall notify the NFL club on its website on Wednesday.

– In the 16 seasons defined Eli Manning what it means to be a New York Giant (a New York Giants player, red.) both on and off the pitch, ” said Giants owner John Mara in a message.

– Eli is one of the best players in our club’s history.

– It meant something to Eli to be the Giants’ quarterback, and it meant even more for us, ” said John Mara.

Manning has been a big profile in the New York club, which has won two Super Bowl titles during manning’s leadership. In both Super Bowl victories were Manning subsequently named the match’s most valuable player, MVP.

the Giants won both trophies after narrow victories over the New England Patriots.

Eli Manning was selected by the San Diego Chargers as the first player in NFL the second half of 2004. By the same token, he was however traded to the New York Giants, where he has played throughout his career.

From the 21. november 2004 to 23. november 2017 was Eli Manning New York Giants’ starting quarterback in the regular NFL season in the 210 games in a row.

With his retirement follows Eli Manning in the footsteps of his equally famous older brother, Peyton Manning, who stopped his career in 2016.

the News about Eli Manning will hardly come as the big surprise to NFL fans, since the 39-year-old quarterback in the last season was demoted to the benefit of the young Daniel Jones, who had been elected in the first round of the NFL the second half.

According to the New York Post said Manning at the end of last season that he would not return to the Giants as “a backup”.

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