NFL - FACTBOX-Profile of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning

Profile of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, who was named on Saturday as the National Football League's Most Valuable Player for the 2013.

NFL - FACTBOX-Profile of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning

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Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is hoping to play on past next weekend's Superbowl.

* Born March 24, 1976, in New Orleans. His father Archie played quarterback in the NFL and his younger brother Eli is currently the quarterback for the New York Giants

* A star college player with the University of Tennessee, he was selected first overall by the Indianapolis Colts at the 1998 NFL Draft

* He played 13 seasons in Indianapolis, taking the team to the playoffs 11 times. He missed the entire 2011 season because of a neck injury and was released by the Colts.

* He won a Super Bowl with Indianapolis, against the Chicago Bears, in the 2007 season, and was named MVP of the game. Three years later he played in a second Super Bowl, losing to the Saints.

* After being released by the Colts, he was signed by the Broncos and will play for Denver in Sunday's 48th Super Bowl, against the Seattle Seahawks.

* During his career, Manning has been selected for the Pro Bowl on 13 occasions, a record for a quarterback.

* He has been named the NFL's MVP five times - 2003, 2004, 2008, 2009 and 2013. No other player has won the award more than three times.

* During the 2013 regular season, Manning set records for the most passing yards (5,477) and most touchdown passes.

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