NFL star quarterback Tom Brady has released a video stating he is retiring from football "for good". Brady ends an illustrious 23-year career in the NFL with seven Super Bowls and five Super Bowls MVPs. Brady announced his decision via social media and said he "wouldn't change a thing" about his career.
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The 45-year-old also announced he was hanging up his boots after the 2021 season but changed his mind 40 days later. He then returned to play this past year with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In 2021, he won his last Lombardi Trophy with Buccs and defeated the Kanas City Chiefs.
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The seven-time Super Bowl champion, in the video, stated that this announcement will not have a long and emotional speech as has already made one when retired for the first time. In the clip, he also thanked his family, friends, teammates, and competitors for their support during his illustrious career.
He said, “It won’t be long-winded. You only get one super-emotional retirement essay, and I used mine up last year. Thank you, guys, for allowing me to live my absolute dream,” he said in the short video. “I wouldn’t change a thing.”
Brady was selected by the New England Patriots with the 199th pick of the 2000 draft and went on to have one of the greatest individual careers in sporting history. He led the Pats to six Super Bowl titles before moving to Tampa Bay.
The 45-year-old has also led his team to the playoffs in 20 of his 21 seasons as a starter. He is the all-time regular-season leader in pass attempts (12,050), completions (7,753), passing yards (89,214), and touchdown passes (649) in NFL. Similarly, his also the league's leader in all four categories in the post-season.
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