Rob Gronkowski is sending an emotional goodbye to his longtime teammate and friend Tom Brady, who announced his retirement from the NFL after 22 seasons this week.
The statement was accompanied by a highlight video featuring the two future Hall of Famers with Queen’s “You’re My Best Friend” providing the soundtrack.
“Tommy Boy!!! This football journey with you has been nothing short of special,” Gronk wrote. “Thank you for your dedication to the game, putting the team in the best possible position to win every year, all the records that were broken, the Super Bowls, the memories, and your friendship through the last 12 years.
“If you commit even just 10% of what you committed to football in whatever you do next, you will be super duper successful. I witnessed greatness for so many years and got to learn from the best to ever do it. You’re a legend and always will be. Thank you. Much love, Gronky.”
During their time together in the NFL, Brady and Gronkowski teamed up for 90 touchdowns and four Super Bowl championships.
Whether Gronkowski decides to follow Brady into retirement remains to be seen, but regardless of what he decides he and Brady will be tied together throughout history.