Tom Brady Has Jokes for Eli Manning on Day of Retirement Announcement

Eli Manning, Michael Strahan
Eli Manning holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy days after winning Super Bowl XLII in February 2008. | Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Former New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning officially retired today, leaving behind a complicated legacy as a lifelong Giant and two-time Super Bowl MVP. Both of those Super Bowl victories were, of course, at the expense of the New England Patriots (in the 2007 and 2011 seasons, respectively) - the first one especially devastating to New England, as the Patriots were one win away from the first perfect 19-0 season in NFL history.

Naturally, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady left his retirement well-wishes for Manning...of sorts...through his Twitter.

It may look like Brady's joking, but according to NFL insider Albert Breer, Eli sees things a little differently.

Part of the reason Brady stands alone as the greatest quarterback of all-time is that he's propelled by the idea that six rings is not enough.