Yao Ming today in Instagram drying out a NFL star Payton – Manning’s photo, and said: “very happy yesterday in Shanghai and the great star Payton Manning. We all dressed in khaki pants and retired players unique Polo shirt.”

When Manning comes, he must see him!” There is nothing better than to meet many years old friends in a foreign country which is thousands of miles away. So Yao Ming in his hometown of Shanghai and the legendary NFL star Payton – Manning met.

Yao Ming Manning 13 years later, together hand this scene fans tears ran

The friendship between the two people also dates back to 2003, when Yao Ming was just entering NBA and Manning worked together to take the Gatorade brand of television advertising. During the shooting, two people are playing football at the age of 23 Yao Ming smug, but for “football in high and vigorous spirits, little giant” some do, several times the ball is not ideal. Manning and Yao Ming rushed forward to than a hand, and by judging his palm sized ball holding positions and techniques, further investment to teach football skill.

13 years later, Payton Manning Chinese for Shanghai fans forum, Manning and Yao Ming again “poly hand”, the passage of time, two per capita to become their field legend, Manning won second super bowls at the beginning of this year, with many honors and record and Yao Ming to retire after winning merit, become a member of this month NBA Hall of fame.

Two people talk about a happy, Yao Ming as the host to introduce China to Manning, he said: “Shanghai is a modern metropolis, there are many foreigners living here to work. Beijing is more traditional, has a long history and historical sites.

“Two retired star naturally talked about life after retirement, Manning said he is the first to do some had no chance to do things, such as look at the Broncos and brother Eli Manning of the game, Yao Ming smiled and said:” I still have to finish school.”

A legend “poly hand”, although Manning did not understand the China culture, but Yao Ming was “hero cherish hero” emotions, as NFL China ambassador, Manning invited Yao Ming to his hometown of Houston in 2017 second to watch the 51 super bowl, he said: “we are soon to be in Houston the super bowl meet, right?” Yao Ming said, “yes, I’m looking forward to it!”