Twice SuperBowl and MVP winner for the New York Giants Eli Manning to retire Friday at the NFL
- Eli Manning puts an end to a 16-year career week
- The quarterback won the SuperBowl in 2008 and 2012 with the Giants
- Manning signed off with two touchdowns in his last career game
- The 39-year-old also won two MVP prizes during his long career in the NFL
who won two Super Bowls with the Giants in 2008 and 2012, also won the prize of the Most Valuable Player (MVP) competition in those years.
His club confirmed the news that he will end his 16-year career in a statement on the club's website.
"Eli is our only dual Super Bowl MVP and one of the very best players in the history of our franchise. He represented our franchise as a perfect professional with dignity and responsibility.
" It meant something for Eli to be the Giants quarterback and it meant even more to us. We are more than grateful for his contributions to our organization and look forward to celebrating his introduction to the Giants Ring of Honor in the near future. "
Manning's best years as a quarterback came under the stewardship of head coach Tom Coughlin, who was in charge of the Giants between 2004 and 2015.
Coughlin said: "It was an honor and privilege to coach Eli and to continue the wonderful and wonderful moments that he and his teammates have offered for all of us in the world championship & # 39; 07 – & # 39; 08 and & # 39; 11 – & # 39; 12 seasons. "
] Manning says goodbye to a 16-year career that also has won two MVP prizes
Manning ended his career in style during his last game, threw 283 yards and registered two touchdowns in a 36-20 Win the Miami Dolphins.
Despite this success was the victory of the Dolphins only his fourth appearance of the season.