Manning, a former New York Giants quarterback, was burned by another star quarterback Brady after posting his first tweet on Saturday.
“To paraphrase Jimmy Chitwood, ‘I don’t know if this will change, but I think it’s time for me to start playing on social media,'” wrote Manning, who retired at the end of last season. 1986 film “Hoosiers”.
Brady, who signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in March after spending 20 seasons with the New England Patriots, responded less than an hour later.
“Welcome @EliManning, typically you never showed up before the 4th quarter anyway,” joked Brady.
Despite the dig, Manning and the New York Giants actually beat Brady and the New England Patriots twice in two Super Bowls – the first in 2008, from 17 to 14, and the second in 2012, from 21 to 17 .
Manning may be a newbie on Twitter, but he hasn’t let the joke slip. He offered a cheerful response to Brady shortly after.
“I hope your golf game is as refined as your Twitter game,” he wrote, referring to the golf game “The Match: Champions for Charity” in which Brady took part Sunday afternoon, opposite the older brother of Manning. “Don’t hit him in the lumber yard. “