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.
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  a picture of Manning's reaction. The post (shown below) received more than 3,000 retweets and 11,000 likes in 24 hours.
Following the tweet, people online began sharing the image with various mocking comments about Manning's expression. Twitter 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 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 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.
That night, Twitter published a Moments page about the usage and popularity of the reaction image.
Several media outlets covered the meme, including TIME, USA Today, HuffPost and more.
 Twitter – @CBSSports's Tweet
 Twitter – @SebastianPosey's Tweet
 Twitter – @SlamCentralNYY's Tweet
 Twitter – @B1ackSchefter's Tweet
 Twitter – Eli Manning's exasperated look against the Cowboys is now a meme
 Time – Eli Manning's Disappointed Face Makes For a Very Relatable Meme
 USA Today – The Eli Manning Face meme is back for another NFL season
 HuffPost – Eli Manning’s Face Turns Meme-Worthy In A Hurry Against Cowboys
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