A few weeks after announcing his retirement, Tom Brady finally reversed his decision. While the Buccaneers quarterback will still be there next season, he explained himself.
Following the defeat of Buccaneers against the Rams in the NFL playoffs, questions had arisen about the future of Tom Brady. This had also ended up being confirmed since the legendary 44-year-old quarterback had announced his retirement a few days later. A sensational announcement that did not fail to react to the world of sport. But in the end, Tom Brady only stayed a few days in retirement, reconsidering his decision and thus choosing to continue his career with Tampa Bay.
“I just felt that I still had my place on the pitch”
In remarks given to ESPN, Tom Brady explained himself on this reversal of the situation and his real-false retirement. The quarterback of Buccaneers then confided: I knew my body, physically, could still do what it could, and obviously I love the game, I think I always will love the game. I really believe that, physically, I can do it. I just felt that I still had my place on the pitch. At the end of the day, I just love the competition on the pitch. Last year was a pretty bitter end to the season. You have to correct a lot of things to improve and put yourself in a better position to succeed. I know I don’t have much left, really. I know that I am at the end of my career. But I wanted to give me and my teammates one last chance to accomplish something we would all be very proud of. ».