Conspicuously absent from Tom Brady’s retirement message is any point out of the Patriots.
The 44-year-old Brady ended days of drama Tuesday morning by formally saying his retirement following 22 NFL seasons and 7 Tremendous Bowls. Six of these Tremendous Bowls got here throughout his 20-year run in New England.
However in his assertion revealed on social media, Brady didn’t say something about his former crew. He thanked his Buccaneers teammates; Bucs followers; the Tampa area; Buccaneers possession; basic supervisor Jason Licht; head coach Bruce Arians and the remainder of the teaching workers; the entire franchise’s staff; his longtime coach Alex Guerrero; his brokers Don Yee and Steve Dubin; his mother and father and the Brady household; and eventually, his wife Gisele Bundchen and his three kids.
His time with the Patriots and people related to it, most notably Invoice Belichick and Robert Kraft, have been omitted within the nine-part message.
Brady appeared to tire of Belichick by the tip of his twentieth season, and he left Foxborough early in 2020 to signal with the Buccaneers, main them to a Tremendous Bowl in his first season.
The Patriots did acknowledge the tip of Brady’s profession on Twitter.
“It was fairly the journey. Thanks and congratulations,” the submit learn.
Kraft additionally launched a press release by means of the crew.
“Phrases can’t describe the sentiments I’ve for Tom Brady, nor adequately specific the gratitude my household, the New England Patriots and our followers have for Tom for all he did throughout his profession. A era of soccer followers have grown up realizing solely an NFL through which Tom Brady dominated. He retires with practically each NFL profession passing report, but the one one which ever mattered to him was the crew’s win-loss report. In his 20 years as a starter his groups certified for the playoffs 19 occasions. He led his groups to 10 Tremendous Bowls, successful an NFL-record seven championships. In a crew sport like soccer, it’s uncommon to see a person have such a dominant influence on a crew’s success. You didn’t should be a Patriots fan to respect and recognize his competitiveness, dedication and can to win that fueled his success. As a fan of soccer, it was a privilege to observe. As a Patriots fan, it was a dream come true.
“I’ve the best respect for Tom personally and at all times will. His humility, coupled together with his drive and ambition, actually made him particular. I’ll at all times really feel an in depth bond to him and can at all times think about him an extension of my speedy household.”
Brady did thank Patriots followers, Belichick and the Krafts on social media in 2020 when he introduced his time with the crew was over.