Tom Brady announced his retirement for the second and final time on Wednesday.
He won seven Super Bowls and set numerous passing records in his 23-year NFL career.
Brady made the announcement in a short social media post.
The 45-year-old quarterback went out after leading the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to the NFC South title.
His final season ended with an 8-10 record and a loss in the wild-card round.
Brady helped Tampa Bay win a Super Bowl title and consecutive NFC South championships in his last two seasons.
The Glazer family, owners of the Buccaneers, praised Brady's impact on the franchise.
Tampa Bay general manager Jason Licht called Brady's legacy unmatched in the history of the game.
Center Ryan Jensen thanked Brady for pushing him this season and expressed love for him.
Many are confident that Brady will find similar success in his future endeavors.