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Tom Brady is considered the greatest player in NFL history and recently announced his retirement as a professional player in American sports. However, it is now a trend after speaking this Tuesday about with Aaron Rodgers, who asked him not to retire because the league needs great quarterbacks like him.
“I hope it doesn’t retire. The league needs good quarterbacks. and he is one of the greats, so if he retires it will be a sad day for the league,” said Brady, who said goodbye to American football on February 1 after playing 23 seasons in the NFL.
Rodgers He turned 18 years old with the Green Bay Packers in the 2022 campaign, team with which he has started 15 of them and was champion in Super Bowl XLV, of which he was also designated Most Valuable Player (MVP).
Also, Rodgers too boasts among his achievements four regular season MVP awards throughout his careerthe second largest amount behind only the five Peyton Manning earned.
At the end of this campaign Rodgers expressed his dilemma between retiring or playing one more season, with the Packers or with another teama decision that he was going to choose after taking, according to what he said, a few days in the “darkness”.
For his part, Brady, winner of seven Super Bowl rings, highlighted Rodgers as the last representative of his generation who still has a lot to contribute to the NFLsomething that he exemplified with the way in which he overcame a fractured finger on his right hand.
“The way he did it this season is admirable; he broke his thumb this year and played tremendously anyway. You could see, as he recovered, how incredibly talented he is and how much he still has to give,” Brady said.
Although Rodgers is the last representative of the generation of quarterbacks that dominated the league in the first two decades of this century, Brady recognized that youngsters like Patrick Mahomes, Jalen Hurts, Josh Allen or Joe Burrow give the NFL a promising future.
“I hope youGuys like Patrick and Jalen can play for a long time, as can Josh and Joe, they’re tremendous quarterbacks. who contribute so much That is why we look at them and believe that they still have a lot to give ”, she concluded.
With information from EFE
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