Any hopes that the Bucs and their followers had of Rob Gronkowski getting back from retirement to play once more this season seem gone. In reality, they had been dashed on Tuesday by Gronk himself. Talking with ESPN’s Mike Reiss within the New England space whereas selling Ice Shaker bottles, Gronkowski dominated out a comeback.
“I’m performed with soccer,” Gronkowski stated. “Love the sport – cherished the sport. Undoubtedly blessed with all of the alternatives the sport of soccer has given me and the relationships. I’ve been in New England for 9 seasons and in Tampa for 2. I’m performed with soccer. I’m stepping my ft into the enterprise world, the enterprise ventures and simply seeing what’s on the market and the place I can discover my place.”
Gronkowski Focusing On Enterprise – Not Soccer
Gronkowski introduced his retirement from soccer on June 21. That ended his 11-year taking part in profession for the second time. The long run Corridor of Famer got here out of a one-year retirement in 2020 to play with the Bucs. He caught two touchdowns in Tremendous Bowl LV to assist in giving Tampa Bay its second championship in franchise historical past.
The day he retired, Gronkowski’s agent, Drew Rosenhaus, stated he thought the star tight finish would return sooner or later within the 2022 season. Gronkowski responded to that on Tuesday.
So, what would Gronkowski do if Tom Brady known as to ask him to come back again throughout the season?
“Drew is the No. 1 soccer agent on the market,” Gronkowski stated. “He loves something that has to do with the NFL and likes to see his gamers be taking part in. However I might reply, clearly. I might clearly reply the best quarterback of all time and ask him how he’s doing and inform him I’m doing good. I wouldn’t return to soccer, no.
“I’ve been taking part in for no matter – 30 years. That’s all I actually know. Simply to have that transition and bounce proper into the enterprise ventures is superior. It offers me a jump-start on defining my foot and what I need to do subsequent and the place I need to be – what place I’ve on this world.”
Other than being the pitchman for Ice Shaker, Gronkowski additionally has endorsements with USAA, T-Cell and Manscaped, amongst different firms.