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    Tom Brady retires after 22 seasons, seven Super Bowl titles

    Feb 1, 2022
    PHOTO: AP

    TAMPA, Florida — Tom Brady, the greatest quarterback in NFL history, has retired after winning seven Super Bowls and setting numerous passing records in an unprecedented 22-year-career.

    “This is difficult for me to write, but here it goes: I am not going to make that competitive commitment anymore,” Brady wrote in a lengthy post on Instagram. “I have loved my NFL career, and now it is time to focus my time and energy on other things that require my attention.”

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    Brady has long stated his desire to spend more time with his wife, supermodel Gisele Bundchen, and three children despite still playing at the top of his game.

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    The 44-year-old Brady goes out after leading the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a Super Bowl title last season and NFC South championship this season.

    News leak

    News of Brady’s pending retirement leaked Saturday. His family and the Buccaneers denied that he had made a final decision, and he said on Monday night on his SiriusXM podcast he wasn’t ready to finalize his plans.

    That came Tuesday morning.

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      “I’ve done a lot of reflecting the past week and have asked myself difficult questions,” Brady said in his post. “And I am so proud of what we have achieved. My teammates, coaches, fellow competitors, and fans deserve 100% of me, but right now, it’s best I leave the field of play to the next generation of dedicated and committed athletes.”

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