He's won the Super Bowl as a quarterback, and is one of the most recognizable football players in the world, and he'll be in Winnipeg just in time for the start of Blue Bombers training camp.

Peyton Manning is on his way to town, and before you get too excited, the NFL's MVP is not looking for work with the blue and gold, instead Manning will be the keynote speaker at this year's Rady Jewish Community Centre Y Sports Dinner.

The annual event takes place Tuesday June 16, 2009.

Last year the event honoured Bomber great Milt Stegall and broadcaster Chris Berman was the keynote speaker.