Eli Manning is one of the greatest to ever take to the gridiron, many will disagree with the claim, but we do not care. The two Super Bowls and MVP titles speak for themselves, and he will undoubtedly be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. There are people who like to think the achievement of Eli were flukes, but he still won and did it being an exemplary leader of the New York Giants and a good teammate.
So much so when the time came for the player to step down finally, he agreed to stick around and get the future of the franchise Daniel Jones ready for the NFL. Though the pundits like to say bad things about Eli just because his big brother Peyton was such a talented player but ask any of Eli’s former and current teammates and they will say nothing but good things about the player.
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At the end of the day, it is about the hearts of people you won over and not the mind of the critics, and there are ample people Eli can show whose hearts he won. But at the top of the list will always be his wife, Abby McGrew, his supporter through all these years, whether it is raining, snowing or the blinding sun in burning her skin, she is the one person who is always there for Eli and their romance started almost two decades ago. Here are few facts you should know about the wife of Eli Manning, Abby McGrew.
Eli and Abby Started Dating in College
Eli was the starting Quarterback for the Ole Miss Rebels in the 2000s when Eli and Abby met for the first time. Abby McGrew was born on 1 January 1984, and she was a freshman in Ole Miss when Eli was a junior, and the two hit it off after they met for the first time. She was studying family and consumer sciences in college, and he was leading the football team.
The couple made their relationship official by the end of 2002, and she was there with him when he wa drafted 1st overall by the Chargers in the memorable 2004 NFL Draft, which included a trade later on between Giants and Chargers after Eli refused to play for the Chargers. About three years after getting drafted, the player proposed Abby, and the couple got married soon after.
Eli Manning and Wife Abby McGrew got Married in Los Cabos, Mexico
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Eli Manning was the most talked about player in 2008, after the Super Bowl win over the amazing New England team. This was the first time Eli won the title, and after getting engaged in 2007, Eli and Abby decided it was high time the two got married.
After the Super Bowl win, the whole family went down to Los Cabos, Mexico, and in the presence of friends and family, Eli and Abby promised to always be there for each other exchanging their vows and got married. The couple got married on 9 April 2008, and they’ve been together for the last 11 years.
Abby Always Sits in the Stands because of Superstitious Beliefs
Eli Manning was the face of the New York Giants franchise for the last 14 years, and he is beloved in New York by the fans and the owners of the team, and they would’ve done anything for their star Quarterback. But when it comes to high-pressure games, the Manning family always sits in the box while Eli’s wife can always be found on the stands, no matter the condition of the day.
It is important for Eli; she sits out of the box and watches him play from the stands because of superstitious beliefs, and she is happy to be there for her husband. It is a weird superstition to hold, but everyone’s got their own thing, whether its socks, cleats, pads, or the viewing experiences of their better halves.
Abby and Eli are the Proud Parents of Four Kids
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Abby and Eli started to work on their family soon after their marriage, and their first daughter, Ava Francis, was born in 2011, followed by Lucy Thomas, who became their second daughter and was born in 2013. Caroline Olivia is the couple’s third daughter, born in 2015, and their first son and fourth child, Charles Elisha was born on 3 February 2019.
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