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On February 1st Tom BradyAccording to reports, he is retiring from the NFL after 22 seasons.

“I have always believed the sport of football is an ‘all-in’ proposition—if a 100% commitment isn’t there, you won’t succeed, and success is what I love so much about our game,” Tom shared in his Instagram post. Every day presents a new challenge that allows me to reach my full potential. These 22 years have been a challenge, and I’ve tried to do my best. “There are no shortcuts in the field of life or in my profession.”

“This is tough to write. But here it goes,” continued he. “I’m not going to make that competition commitment anymore.”

Spotrac claims that the 44 year-old quarterback was widely considered to be the best ever. He reportedly earned $293million with his playing contract, which Spotrac says is a record. Additionally, ForbesTom’s ventures outside of football, including his podcast, fashion line and endorsements, have brought in more than $160million.