Umenyiora was a two-time Pro Bowl selection and holds the Giants franchise record for most sacks in one game.He is one of four British-born players to have won a Super Bowl, joining Marvin Allen, Scott Mc Cready and former Giants teammate Lawrence Tynes.Umenyiora will retire as a Giant on Wednesday afternoon.New York is where Umenyiora made his reputation, racking up 75 sacks in 129 games across nine seasons.
Umenyiora, 31, recently tweeted a photo of himself kissing 26-year-old Lopez, an Angolan beauty queen who won the 2011 Miss Universe title, calling her “my beautiful fiancée.” Congratulations!
This should dispel any rumors of New York's interest in Umenyiora.
The veteran has had a tough time drumming up a free agent market after a lackluster 2014 season.
KAHLER: The Ravens’ fifth-round pick, Jermaine Eluemunor, is British, and he first got interested in the NFL when he was flipping through the channels as a kid in a northwest London suburb and found the broadcast of the NFL’s first game played in London, which you played in with the Giants.
You spent your early childhood in London before any games were ever played there. I remember reading about that and thinking to myself, .
Despite fading badly in 2014 and entering his age-34 season, Umenyiora has no plans to retire.