Congratulations are in order for Eli Manning and Abby McGrew! The New York Giants quarterback and his loving wife welcomed their fourth child, a baby boy, together on Super Bowl Sunday, February 3.
This is the first son of the couple and they have named him Charles "Charlie" Elisha Manning. The newborn.
The baby boy was born just after midnight, according to Newsday Opens a New Window. , joining the pair’s joins three daughters, Ava Frances, 7, Lucy Thomas, 5, and Caroline Olivia, 4.
The sportsman, 38, previously opened up to Us Weekly about parenting his eldest.
He said told the publication in June 2014,
She’s really funny. The first time I took her to some tennis courts she said, ‘Daddy, what’s that game?’ And I said, ‘That’s tennis.’ And she said, ‘I win at that game!’ And I just went, ‘Oh, goodness, gracious.’ She’s starting to get into some sports. She’s starting to play a little soccer.
While the couple only had two kids at home at the time, the Super Bowl winner didn't think they’d further expand their family.
He explained at the time,
It’s a possibility. We’re enjoying the two, but I’m from a family of three and my wife’s from a family of three, so I think that’s always the number we had in our head. But we’ll have to see how it goes.
The NFL star also shared the best fatherhood advice he ever received in 2014, and he it applying it ever since.
He told the outlet,
It goes by quickly. You hear that from a lot of parents. They’re 3 years old and then you look up and they’re graduating high school and they’re graduating college. So just enjoy every moment that you have with them and every little period in their life is precious.
Manning and McGrew became married in a private wedding ceremony in San José del Cabo, Mexico on April 19, 2008, one year after getting engaged.
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