On Sunday, August 8, Peyton Manning celebrated getting his very own Hall of Fame bust. However, Twitter users had other plans as they turned his HOF statue into a meme!
Before his bust was unveiled to the world, Peyton delivered a speech in Canton, Ohio. Right from talking about Ray Lewis to poking some fun at Tom Brady, Peyton had come prepared. However, one thing that people did not expect was seeing a statue that looked nothing like him.
Peyton Manning’s Hall of Fame statue results in memes
Twitter is known for turning things into memes and it did not come as a surprise that Peyton’s HOF statue made it to the list. Here are some of the best ones that we have picked out just for you!
What did the NFL player say in his speech?
Peyton’s speech was filled with quirky remarks and some heartfelt notes. The NFL player started by thanking everyone who had supported him during his journey.
He said: “I want to give a special thanks to my old rival Ray Lewis for being here. Ray just finished his speech that he started in 2018.”
Peyton continued and made a remark about Tom, saying: “By the time Tom Brady is inducted in his first year of eligibility in the year 2035, he will only have time to post his speech on his Instagram account.”
Meanwhile, Peyton also looked back at his relationship with his father Archie, a former Ole Miss, and NFL quarterback. He said: “Football carved out a place for my favorite quarterback, my hero, my role model, my dad Archie Manning to pass on something he loved to me.”