Rodrigo Alcantara


With four Super Bowl titles under his belt, three for the Patriots and one for the Buccaneers, Tom Brady’s main target, Tight End ends his career

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images - "Gronk" in action by Tampa Bay
© Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images – “Gronko” in action for Tampa BayMike Ehrmann/Getty Images – “Gronko” in action for Tampa Bay

Rob Gronkowski announced his retirement from NFL. The main target of receiving balls thrown by Tom Bradywith whom he played in all 11 seasons of his career in the North American league, TE has a total of 92 touchdowns received and four Super Bowl titles, three with the patriots and one with the Buccaneers.

“Whenever I was asked about my future, no matter what, I said I wanted to be a professional football player,” Gronk wrote in his farewell letter.

In the text he published saying goodbye to the League, the player thanked his teammates Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the two years he was on the team, where, according to him, he fulfilled a dream he’d had since university.

“At university, I was asked to write down a dream job opportunity and location. So I wrote that I would like to play in Tampa for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers,” he said.

Selected in the 2010 second round draft by New England Patriots, Rob Gronkowski quickly became one of the main players of the team and also the position in the NFLforming a great pairing with Aaron Hernandez in a team that reached the super bowl in 2011, but ended up finishing runners-up to the New York Giants.

The first title won by the “New Yorker” came only in 2015, when New England defeated the Seattle Seahawks in a turnaround decision. Along with Tom Brady, Gronk was still crucial in the Foxborough team’s winning of Super Bowl LIII, making the catch that positioned the only touchdown of the team in the match.

After retiring in 2019, the player reversed his decision and returned to the fields the following year., following a request from friend Tom Brady to play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for one more season. Together they won another title in their first season in Florida, with two touchdowns from the tight end in the decision.

Throughout his career, the player accumulated injuries and that was the justification for his first retirement.. In all, there were four appearances in the regular season selection and five in the league’s all-star game, the Pro Bowl.

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