Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates with crew proprietor Robert Kraft after defeating the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 throughout Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.
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New England Patriots proprietor Robert Kraft wants Tom Brady to re-sign with the crew for someday in order that he can formally finish his legendary profession with the franchise that drafted him 23 years in the past.
“We will do everything in our power to bring him back, have him sign off as a Patriot,” Kraft stated in an interview with CNN on Thursday.
Brady, broadly thought-about the best quarterback in National Football League historical past, introduced his retirement Wednesday after 23 seasons. He had beforehand stated he would retire final yr, however went on to play yet another season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
This time, Brady stated in a video posted to Twitter that his retirement could be “for good.” The seven-time Super Bowl champion goes out after the first shedding season in his record-breaking profession.
“Not only do I want it, our fans are clamoring for it,” Kraft stated. “To us, he is always has been and always will be a Patriot.
A representative for Brady didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.
The 45-year-old Brady started his NFL career in 2000 as a sixth-round draft pick with the Patriots. He ended up leading them to six Super Bowl titles while playing for them until 2019. He left for the Buccaneers in 2020 and won a seventh title.
Last year, when Brady retired for the first time, he thanked the Buccaneers and their head coach at the time, Bruce Arians, but not the Patriots or coach Bill Belichick. Eventually, he tweeted: “Thank you, Patriots Nation. “I’m beyond grateful. Love you all.”