Peyton Manning has officially said goodbye to the game of football. After 18 years in the NFL, the highly-decorated quarterback hailing from New Orleans, Louisiana has addressed the media with an emotional retirement speech. The two-time Super Bowl Champion spent 14 years with the Indianapolis Colts and four years as a Denver Bronco proving to be one of the game’s greatest quarterbacks with over 500 career touchdown passes along with more than 70,000 passing yards. Recalling his family’s background and football upbringing, Manning credits the likes of his brother Eli and father Archie for his sporting and personal development while also mentioning NFL greats like Marshall Faulk, Dan Marino and Marvin Harrison. Fighting back tears of sadness and joy, check out Peyton Manning’s retirement speech above.