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Peyton Manning

NFL Quarterback Peyton Manning

Profession: NFL Quarterback

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: A five-time league MVP, he played for the Indianapolis Colts for 14 seasons from 1998 to 2011 before signing with the Denver Broncos.

Manning won the Super Bowl in 2006, has won 5 AP NFL MVP Awards and has set numerous records at the quarterback position.

Born: March 24, 1976
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Age: 45 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Aries

Married Life

  • 2001-03-17 NFL Quarterback Peyton Manning (24) weds Ashley Thompson in Memphis, Tennessee

Historical Events

  • 1998-04-18 NFL Draft: Tennessee quarterback Peyton Manning first pick by Indianapolis Colts
  • 2004-03-02 Indianapolis Colts sign quarterback Peyton Manning to a 7-year, $98 million deal with a $34.5 million signing bonus; largest package to date in the NFL
  • 2005-02-13 NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: AFC beats NFC, 38-27; MVP: Peyton Manning, Indianapolis Colts, QB, HI
  • 2007-02-04 Super Bowl XLI, Dolphin Stadium, Miami Gardens, Miami, FL: Indianapolis Colts beat Chicago Bears, 29-17; MVP: Peyton Manning, Indianapolis, QB
  • 2014-02-01 Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning becomes all-time record-holder for MVP trophies, winning his 5th at the NFL Honours in New York; also 2013 Offensive Player of the Year
  • 2016-03-07 Peyton Manning announces his retirement from the Denver Broncos and the NFL

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