Tom Brady Officially Announces His Retirement From Football: “I’m Retiring… For Good”

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It’s officially official.

Tom Brady is retiring for good this time.

After 23 seasons, the 7-time Super Bowl champ, 5-time Super Bowl MVP, 2-time NFL Offensive Player of the Year, 15-time Pro Bowler, career leader in passing yards, touchdowns, completions, quarterback wins and more, is hanging up the cleats for good.

Drafted by the New England Patriots in the 6th Round of the 2000 NFL Draft, the University of Michigan alum is widely regarded as the greatest quarterback of all time.

And this time, he kept it short and sweet, with a simple social media video:

“I’ll get to the point right away… I’m retiring for good.

I know the process was a pretty big deal last time, so when I woke up this morning, I figured I’d just press record and let you guys know first.

I won’t be long-winded, you only get one super emotional essay and I used mine up last year.

Thank you guys so much, to every single one of you for supporting me… my family, my friends, my teammates, competitors… thank you guys for allowing me to live my absolute dream, I wouldn’t change a thing.

I love you all.”

Got me all emotional on a Wednesday morning.

So… into the booth?

Tom Brady To Join Fox Sports As Lead NFL Analyst

Last year, Fox Sports announced that he will join the network as a lead analyst upon retirement, and love him or hate him, you have to imagine he’ll be Tony Romo good (if not better), with his insane football knowledge and experience… I mean, he’s literally the greatest of all time by most measures

Tom confirmed the news on his own Twitter account at the time, saying that he was excited for the journey, but still has a lot of unfinished business with the Bucs:

“Excited, but a lot of unfinished business on the field with the Buccaneers #LFG.”

So now that he is officially done, is this still the plan?

Of course, we all know what happened with the retirement saga last year, after news prematurely broke that he was retiring, he eventually announced it himself, then a few months later, decided he was not quite done being on the field just yet and decided to head back to the Bucs for his 23rd season in the NFL.

So whenever he eventually starts this gig at some point down the road, color me excited because I think he’s going to bring a lot to the booth, and football fans across the country might start to like him a little bit more.

I mean, hey, what do you expect from the GOAT…

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