DENVER, CO - JANUARY 24: New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft speaks to Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos on the field during warm ups before the AFC Championship game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on January 24, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Peyton Manning classy in comments to New England after Patriots owner took jab

Even in retirement, Peyton Manning wins again.

Peyton Manning officially retired from the NFL on Monday afternoon, thanking his family, teammates and opponents during an eloquent speech.

During his retirement press conference, Manning brought up his rival New England Patriots, and here's what he had to say:

That response is significantly different from what Patriots owner Robert Kraft had to say when it came to Manning back in February.

"I happened to see Archie [Manning] there. He has two sons who have won two Super Bowls [each]. But with all due respect, we have one son who has won four."

For the record, Manning finished 12-5 in head-to-head matchups with Tom Brady.