Eli Manning gets heated while denying fake memorabilia accusations

Eli Manning gets heated while denying fake memorabilia accusations

But speaking to reporters on Thursday, Manning said he was "angry" amid allegations that he defrauded sports collectors by passing off equipment he didn't wear in games as "game-used" memorabilia.

The alleged fake memorabilia scheme dates to at least 2004, Manning's rookie year.

Manning responded to the accusations himself on Thursday.

"I have never done what I've been accused of doing", Manning said, via Ralph Vacchiano of SNY. I have no reason to do anything of that nature. I have done nothing wrong, and I have nothing to hide, and I know that when this is all done everybody will see it the same way. "However, because this is a pending litigation, I will not be able to answer questions or go into specific details on the matter".

Manning seems particularly upset how quickly many have seemingly turned on him, despite his history in NY and his many years without incidents since entering the NFL. Steiner said that prior to any conclusive findings, anyone who bought one of the dozen or so game-used Manning items from him over the years could get a complete refund now.

Eli Manning gets heated while denying fake memorabilia accusations
Eli Manning gets heated while denying fake memorabilia accusations

Emails from Manning were included in court documents filed in New Jersey's Bergen County Superior Court and are part of a case by three memorabilia collectors who are pressing a civil racketeering suit against the Giants, Manning, equipment manager Joe Skiba, Steiner Sports and others, including team co-owner John Mara. I've tried to do everything with class and be a standup citizen.

"I'm handling it", Manning said. The two-time Super Bowl MVP predicts he will be vindicated.

Manning, who is scheduled to earn nearly $20 million in salary and bonuses this season, was asked why he had a contract with a memorabilia dealer when he made so much money on the field. He said has never personally sold or made any money off a jersey or helmet sale.

"Well, I sign autographs like a lot of people do", he said.

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