Legendary NFL player Rob Gronkowski announced his second retirement ok Tuesday as he takes a full and final departure from professional football. Gronkowski had first announced his retirement in 2019 before coming back again in 2020.
Rob Gronkowski spent nine seasons with the New England Patriots wherein he won 3 Superbowls and then upon his return in 2020 to rejoin with quarterback Tom Brady at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers he added a fourth to his name.
Julian Edelman posted a heartfelt message on Twitter for Rob Gronkowski
Rob Gronkowski spent his time at the New England Patriots along with fellow team-mates Tom Brady and Julian Edelman. Brady was his quarterback and Edelman was his pass rusher.
Both Brady and Julian Edelman posted messages on social media following Rob Gronkowski’s retirement. While Tom Brady wrote a long message in Twitter, Julian Edelman made it short on Twitter with the caption – “There will only ever be one Gronk. Love you bro. #FoxboroForever “. Rob Gronkowski replied to it by writing – “Thank you my furry friend.”
“I want to thank the whole entire first class Buccaneers organization for an amazing ride, trusting me to come back to play and help build a championship team. I will now be going back into my retirement home, walking away from football again with my head held high knowing I gave it everything I had, good or bad, every time I stepped out on the field,” said Rob Gronkowski.
“The friendships and relationships I have made will last forever, and I appreciate every single one of my teammates and coaches for giving everything they had as well. From retirement, back to football and winning another championship and now back to chilling out, thank you to all.”