Eli Manning Exasperated Reaction

Eli Manning Exasperated Reaction

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Eli Manning Exasperated Face refers to an image of professional American football player Eli Manning taken moments after being tackled during play. The image, which shows the quarterback's eyes wide open and mouth agape has been used as a reaction image signifying disbelief.

Origin

On September 16th, 2018, during the New York Giants-Dallas Cowboys game, Manning was sacked and shown with an exasperated expression his face when helped up. Moments later, CBS Sports tweeted [1] a picture of Manning's reaction. The post (shown below) received more than 3,000 retweets and 11,000 likes in 24 hours.



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Following the tweet, people online began sharing the image with various mocking comments about Manning's expression. Twitter[2] user @SebastianPosey tweeted, "Eli Manning looks like he’s currently seeing a ghost." The post (shown below, left) received more than 500 retweets and 2,800 likes in 24 hours.

Twitter[3] user @SlamCentralNYY tweeted a series of images of Mannings various expression, including the Exasperated Reaction. They captioned the post, "Eli Manning is a first ballot meme hall of famer." The post (shown below, center) received more than 270 retweets and 690 likes in 24 hours.

Twitter[4] user @B1ackSchefter photoshopped Manning's face onto an image of an old woman on the ground taken from the LifeCall Informercial. The tweet (shown below, right) received more than 200 retweets and 680 likes in 24 hours.


Eli Manning looks like he's currently seeing a ghost. 4e 1 0 Eli Manning is a first ballot meme hall of famer. in Eli Manning every time he drops back for more than 0.2 seconds

That night, Twitter[5] published a Moments page about the usage and popularity of the reaction image.

Several media outlets covered the meme, including TIME,[6] USA Today,[7] HuffPost[8] and more.

Various Examples


Record Scratch "Freeze Frame* Yep, that's me. Eli Manning, 2x SB MVP. You're probably wondering how i wound up in this position. #GiantsPrideny 1 0 Eli Manning about to pull a Vontae Davis and retire at halftime 1 0 Eli Manning is the spirit animal of every Giants bettor right now
Lets all start the eli manning memes.. #GiantsPrideny #DALVSNYG When you realize you've got 14 more games behind this offensive line 1 D עם THAT FACE YOU MAKE WHEN YOU STAYUPLATE FOR THE NIGHT GAME Lu AND YOU REALIZE YOU HAVE TOBE UP FOR WORK AT 4AM When you realize you just became the meme of the year PastaVision nu


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