Eli Manning Welcomes Daughter Lucy Thomas

07/04/2013 at 10:30 AM ET

Eli Manning Welcomes Daughter Lucy Thomas
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It’s a win for the girls team!

Quarterback Eli Manning and his wife Abby have welcomed their second child, the New York Giants confirm.

Lucy Thomas Manning arrived on Monday, June 17, the team announced on its Twitter account.

The couple’s newest daughter joins big sister Ava Frances, 2. The pregnancy was confirmed in March.

With Manning, 32, admitting in the past that he’s head over heels for Ava, the dad of two daughters is now officially outnumbered.

“The first time that you see your daughter, and every day just wanting to be around her and telling her that you love her,” the football star has said.

— Anya Leon with reporting by Liz McNeil

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Kayce on

Ugh, Eli’s never gonna leave his wife now! Lol. Congrats to this beautiful couple!

Sharon on

Congrats to the happy family! Im sure she will have a beautiful name…i love Ava. Sorry, though, Eli, but im a Broncos fan 😉 Hey at least a Manning plays for them!!!!

m on

He’s so sweet! I love those manning boys.

CF98 on

Another girl well at least there’s no pressure for her to go into the family business…

Taylor on

Aww Congrats to them! God Bless!

Love the Mannings, so classy and just real people.

Marky on

Those Manning boys are so cute, and seem to be such “good guys”! So happy for them and can’t wait to hear the name. My sister and I are close in age and have always been close friends as well. Most sisters I know have a great relationship and there’s nothing like the fun of hanging out with someone who you share so much history with!

Liz on

Awww, congratulations to all of them!!! I love Ava’s names, so I can’t wait to hear the new baby’s name! On a sidenote, I also love the Manning family. Very classy family.

Anonymous on

I LOVE the Mannings, especially Peyton! But Eli seems like a wonderful guy too. So happy for him and his wife on their second little girl! Congrats!

BrooklynMom on

Congratulations Eli and Abby!!! You’re a class act! Wishing you all the very best with your new little princess!
Brooklyn, NY

Steph13 on

Congrats!!! Hotty Toddy!!

Kara S. on

Classy? A guy on draft day who whined and pouted about being drafted to the Chargers to his Daddy and everyone else within earshot? Ended up being traded to the Giants and then grinned from ear to ear. He is a baby.

Jennelle on

You sound like the baby with your babble. Congrats Eli and the Manning family!!!!!

Kelly on

You’re a patriots fan, aren’t you? He is a class act and so is his brother, you never hear anything about him or his brother getting into any trouble and they are very close, and big deal he didn’t want to go to the chargers, they suck, GO GIANTS!

Cate on

Love him!!! He is a true family man, and he quietly supports great charities like the March of Dimes. Great guy! Congratulations to him and his wife and daughter on the arrival of their new baby sister!!

Kayce on

@ Kara S, seriously, get a grip. Smh. Congrats to the lovely couple.

Debbie on

Baby’s name is Lucy Thomas. Love the Mannings!

Ginger on

@ susan……And? So What If She Is?

Congrats ToThe Manning Family!

Anonymous on

his name is Elisha not Eli

Manning fan1810 on

Congrats! Ava is beautiful and I bet Lucy is too! Looking forward to seeing pics!

Debbie on

Congrats, cousin!!!

holly on

Congrats and god bless to all

Michael on

Kara, learn the facts before commenting. Schottenheimer was overly impressed with Rivers during the Senior Bowl; the Chargers never wanted Eli, but they tried to shop the #1 pick. Look up the USA Today article at the time which quoted the Redskins criticizing AJ Smith and SD for their methods. Manning never manipulated the draft; when the Chargers tried to open negotiations with Eli and Robert Gallery, Tom Condon simply told them that Eli didn’t have to be #1 – so since SD didn’t want him, he would rather them draft someone else. It was Smith who cried like a baby, got the Commish to ask Archie to visit SD, and basically turned the scene into a huge mess. Research this and you will see that I am telling the truth.

Susie Stringer on

Ugh… It’s just football. Get over yourselves and go read a book instead of encouraging barbarism.

Sharon on

So what if she is?

Mimi on

I wouldn’t want to be with Chargers either if i was him. Look at Drew Brees. He left the Chargers and now he has a ring. Eli has two rings already. Rivers will never get a ring unless he leaves SD.

I know this is just football, but someone brought up the whole thing so there.

Oh yeah and congrats on the new baby girl! Gradma Olivia must be thrilled to have so many granddaughters now!

Lorainne on

So what if they have another baby it’s there life and they have plenty of money so it’s not like they need help raising the babies plus they have a hot ass uncle Peyton not sure if he has kids but those girls are pretty lucky to have such a close knit family and will be loved from them all. Plus I bet they’ll be alittle bi spoiled by there dad and uncle. Noting beats but have two daddies girls. Congrats to the manning family. I love Peyton manning.

Janice on

Congratulations! Love the Mannings!

gregory davis on

I’m a Diehard N.Y.Giants fan, and just love Eli Manning and the way he executes his game. And to have two daughters just like I do, makes me feel so good, and I will always lve my Daughters no matter what, because only a father bholds the love in him when he had made a pair of Beautiful Daughters, that no one can take away that love, they mat try, but they will always fail. Dot Com!!!

gregory davis on

By the way Eli’s wife looks pretty sweet and good looking. Eli has and knows good taste when he’s looking for it. God Bless his two beautiful daughters, they are so cute.