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Eli Manning has been the star quarterback for the New York Giants since 2004, and since then led the team to the playoffs in 2005 and 2006, and two Super Bowl victories in 2008 and 2012. He was named MVP of Super Bowl XLII in 2008 and again in 2012, both against the New England Patriots. Eli was also named the Sporting News 2008 Pro Athlete of the Year.
This past season, Manning led the Giants to a record of 9–7, finishing the season with 4,933 passing yards (the most in Giants history), and 29 touchdown passes. Manning then led the team into the playoffs, going through powerhouse teams such as the Green Bay Packers and the San Francisco 49ers to gain entry to Super Bowl XLVI.
Off the field, Eli Manning has been active in the efforts to rebuild post-Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans and to raise awareness in conjunction with the Gulf oil spill of 2010. He also hosts Guiding Eyes for the Blind's Golf Classic, an annual charity event, and has undertaken a campaign to raise $2.5 million for the construction of the Eli Manning Children's Clinics at the children's hospital at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Eli is also a supporter of Samsung’s Four Seasons of Hope, the March of Dimes and Guiding Eyes for the Blind charities. Manning also recently hosted the NBC hit show “Saturday Night Live.” He resides in Hoboken, New Jersey with his wife Abby.