WATCH: Peyton Manning surprised hundreds of Colts fans with photos by his statue

Peyton Manning poses for photos with fans outside Lucas Oil Stadium. (Photo: NFL/YouTube)

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - The day the Indianapolis Colts unveiled a statue of Peyton Manning outside Lucas Oil Stadium was special for hundreds of Colts fans.

It turns out the next day was even more amazing for hundreds more.

With hundreds of fans milling about outside the stadium before the team's win over San Francisco, Manning himself slipped into the crowd gathered around the newly dedicated statue.

"Alright, I'm taking some pictures. Let's take some pictures here," he said as he posed for a pair of surprised fans.

NFL Films released video of the surprise Friday, complete with reaction from some of the lucky fans, some of which became visibly emotional at the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.