Tom Brady officially retires from NFL, posts heartfelt message to fans

Tom Brady’s Hall of Fame career has finally come to an end

After the weird retirement cycle that he went through last year

he has taken matters into his own hands this offseason

Brady set the record straight by posting a simple message

Brady posted a video on Wednesday morning making the announcement

Tom Brady retires from NFL after 22 seasons

There are no shortcuts to success on the field or in life

I am not going to make that competitive commitment anymore

I have loved my NFL career, and now it is time to focus my time and energy on other things

Brady leaves the Tampa Bay Buccaneers having led the team to a Super Bowl

I love you guys, and I have loved going to battle with you