Tom Brady is back – Social media reacts to TB12 not retiring from NFL

Retirement? What retirement?

On a day dominated by college basketball, Tom Brady shone the NFL spotlight with an unexpected tweet.

TB12’s message began as follows: “Over the past two months, I have realized that my place is always on the pitch and not in the stands.”

The TL version; DR (too long; did not read)? Brady is back.

The 44-year-old will join the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, with whom he has played for the past two seasons. Brady won his seventh Super Bowl ring with Tampa at the end of the 2020 season following the end of his 20-year tenure with the New England Patriots.

From Bucs WR Mike Evans’ emphatic show of support to Los Angeles Rams CB Jalen Ramsey’s relief, here’s what the sports world had to say about the return of the GOAT: