Legendary quarterback Tom Brady will be retiring from the National Football League, according to various sports outlets.
“Tom Brady is retiring from football after 22 extraordinary seasons, multiple sources tell @Adamschefter and me,”ESPN Writer Jeff Darlington tweeted it.
“Tom Brady officially retires. His comments had him going this way. Now official,” National Insider for NFL Network Ian Rapoport said on social media.
“Tom Brady said he wanted to play until 45. He nearly made it. But 22 seasons, 15 Pro Bowls, 3 MVPs, 7 Super Bowls will have to suffice,”He added.
Brady, arguably, the GOAT in the game, was selected in sixth round of NFL Draft. The New England Patriots selected him 199th overall in 2000. NFL.
He was a starter in his second NFL season. In his 22-years of playing, he was a seven-time Super Bowl champ, three-time NFL MVP and five-time Super Bowl MVP.
Six Super Bowl wins came with the New England Patriots, in 2002, 2005 and 2015. 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019. He won the Super Bowl in 2021 while playing for Tampa Bay Buccaneers. They defeated the Kansas City Chiefs 31-9.
Tom has appeared in ten Super Bowls total.
He’s also won many other awards, including being a two-time NFL Offensive player of the year, three-time honoree on the first-team All-Pro Honoree, three-time honoree on second-team All-Pro, and 15-time Pro Bowler.
According to several factors, the 44-year old’s decision to retire was based on. ESPN. Health and family are the two main reasons.
Tom Brady has yet to make an official announcement. ESPN stated that TB12, his company did tweet about him retiring but it was later removed.
“I understand the advance speculation about Tom’s future,”Don Yee, Brady’s agent, stated in a statement. “Without getting into the accuracy or inaccuracy of what’s being reported, Tom will be the only person to express his plans with complete accuracy.”
“He knows the realities of the football business and planning calendar as well as anybody, so that should be soon,”He added.