Once in a while, a sports star comes to the public for all the wrong reasons. They may be great players, but something about them just makes both fans and rivals giggle once in a while, to the point that everything he or she does is picked apart in an obsessive need to ridicule.
Eli Manning is one of those obsessions. He’s been jeered about his gigantic helmet, being compared to Dark Helmet from Spaceballs and Kazoo from The Flintstones. He’s been ridiculed about his on-the-field demeanor in the viral “Aw Shucks” nickname. He’s been labelled borderline retarded due to his faces, running ability, and decision-making.
But that wasn’t enough for me. So I introduce to you my pictorial dedication to Eli Manning.