After twenty long seasons and 6 Super Bowl rings, the legend that is Tom Brady has announced that he is leaving the New England Patriots.
Keep scrolling for his statement.
Tom Brady is no stranger to controversy.
via: ShutterstockBut come on... what football player isn't? Brady rose to stardom after being drafted by the New England Patriots in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL draft.
He went on to make history.
via: ShutterstockWith a historic Super Bowl win of thirty-four to twenty-eight against the Atlanta Falcons in 2017, Brady became the first quarterback in NFL history to take home 6 Super Bowl rings.
Yet, despite his success, he became wrapped up in a scandal.
via: GettyRemember "Deflategate?" If you don't, Deflategate is the term that was loosely used to describe the NFL's investigation into the New England Patriots - and, in particular, Brady - for their alleged tampering with the football inflation levels.
An investigation was opened.
via: GettyAhead of their 2014-15 AFC Championship game against the Indianapolis Colts, the Patriots were accused of under-inflating the footballs and one of the longest and most contentious legal battles in NFL history commenced.