Tom Brady, others react to Rob Gronkowski's retirement announcement

Justin Leger
NBC Sports Boston

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On Sunday, Rob Gronkowski officially made his decision to retire from the game of football.

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Gronk made the announcement via an emotional Instagram post and immediately received congratulatory messages from Tom Brady, other Pats teammates, and more figures from around the sports world.

Check out the reactions below. . .

Tom Brady's IG comment

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Tom Brady's IG post

Bill Belichick

Julian Edelman

Sony Michel

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Toast up !! 🐐#salute

A post shared by Sony Michel (@flyguy2stackz) on Mar 24, 2019 at 3:41pm PDT

Kyle Van Noy

Devin McCourty

Josh Gordon

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Former Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich

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Robert Kraft

Gronk's brother, Chris

David Ortiz


Cris Carter

Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders

Cleveland Browns tight end David Njoku

New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt

Carolina Panthers defensive end Bruce Irvin

Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen

UFC president Dana White

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Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott

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Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long

Mayor Marty Walsh

Boston Bruins

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