A through their social networks, Rob Gronkowski announced that he is retiring in the NFL for the second time.
In 2019 I came out of retirement who had already announced to sign a contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and follow his friend Tom Brady into the franchise.
Through a statement, “Gronk” He announced that he will not play next season and now, it seems, his retirement will be final.
“The friendships and relationships I had will last forever, and I appreciate what each of my teammates and coaches did for giving everything they had. From my retirement, returning to football and winning another championship, to return now to rest, I say thank you all. To the Buccaneers fans, to Krewe, without you this would not have been possible, everything you brought to the games, thank you all for what you did,” the tight end wrote.
It seemed that Gronkowski was already close to retirementat least that’s how he let it be seen last May when he responded, through social networks, to Leonard Fournette about who might wear the number 7: “I’ll wear number seven in the stands for you“.
Gronk seemed to know his future and for that reason he spoke well, in this retreat, of the stage he lived with the Bucs.
“I completely forgot what I had written in that report (in college) until two years ago, when I had the opportunity to join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. And let me tell you, the road in Tampa two years ago blew up what I had originally written in college. For this, I want to thank the entire Buccaneers organization, first class, for a wonderful path, for trusting me to return to play and build the path to a new championship, “he added.
In his last season, Gronk had a career with good numbers, as he accumulated 621 receptions for more than 9 thousand yards and scored 92 touchdowns. In addition to the multiple championships with the Patriots and Buccaneers.