With eerily similar fashion sense and the exact same haircut, this common man -- at least in the sense that he doesn't play quarterback for the New York Giants or have one more Super Bowl ring than his famous older brother -- doesn't exactly go out of his way to dispel TMZ's notion that he might be Eli Manning.
They even make the same face--if the paparazzi were confusing Eli Manning with whoever this guy is, this is precisely what Eli Manning would look like:
According to Grantland writer Katie Baker, this particular misidentification has long been anticipated:
Crying laughing. This is actually a good friend of mine so I knew it was only a matter of time #alleliallthetime http://t.co/6T3uAiMz5mSince these interactions are inevitable, he should at least prepare a canned response to questions about Tim Tebow, because of course that's the first thing people would think to ask Eli Manning.
— katiebakes (@katiebakes) June 21, 2013