Tom Brady, the legendary quarterback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and former New England Patriots, has officially retired from the NFL after 23 seasons. The news was announced on today via a video from his social media.
Brady's retirement comes after a historic career that saw him win seven Super Bowl titles and become one of the most decorated players in NFL history. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play in the league.
In a statement released by Brady, he said: "It has been an honor to play in this great game for so long. I am thankful for all of my teammates, coaches, and fans who have supported me throughout my career."
He went on to say that he was looking forward to spending more time with his family and pursuing other interests outside of football. He also mentioned that he would continue to be involved with the NFL in some capacity.
The news of Brady's retirement sent shockwaves throughout the sports world as many fans were surprised by his decision. It had been speculated for months that Brady might retire at some point but few expected it to happen so soon.
Despite his retirement from playing football, Brady will still remain an iconic figure in the sport for years to come. His legacy will live on through his accomplishments on and off the field and he will always be remembered as one of the greatest quarterbacks ever to play in the NFL.