Three-time Super Bowl champion Julian Edelman announced the end of his NFL career.
His fellow professional soccer player Jacob Johnson won the New England Patriots the championship in the 2014, 2016 and 2018 seasons and is one of the premier ball recipients in the league. In the eleven years of his professional career, he has never played for any other team. He played his last game with a knee injury last October.
“Because of last year’s injury, I’m going to retire from official football. It was a difficult decision, but it was the right decision for me and my family. It is my honor and pride to step down as my country,” the California, just over 35 months old, said in a video posted On Twitter on Monday (local time).
Edelman’s career is especially noteworthy as he was still a college midfielder and only trained after signing the Patriots. He got 118 balls in the qualifiers, only Jerry Rice got more in the crucial stage of the season. After winning the Super Bowl in the 2018 season against the Los Angeles Rams, he was named MVP. In all three titles, Edelman had crucial sights in the final.
This is one of the reasons why Edelman was one of the most important players in midfielder Tom Brady in his long patriotic days. Brady, who now plays for the Tampa Bay pirate team, wrote: “I’ve been rough as much as you can get and love you for everything I’ve done to make our teams the best they’ve ever been.” “You had a lot of your teammates who admired your work ethic and your will to win.”
Every now and then, the Patriots used his training and Edelman threw the ball himself – twice for the touchdown. “It was the best twelve years of my life,” Edelman said. Coach Bill Belischik admitted that Edelman was “the ultimate competitor and I had the privilege of coaching him”.
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