After days of speculation, Tom Brady has officially announced his retirement from the NFL after 22 seasons.

“I have loved my NFL career, and now it is time to focus my time and energy on other things that require my attention,” Brady stated on Tuesday via social media.

Brady, 44, retires as arguably the greatest quarterback in league history, winning a record seven Super Bowls - six with the New England Patriots, one with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers - as well as earning three NFL Most Valuable Player awards (2007, 2010, 2017).

Brady, who was selected by New England in the 6th round of the 2000 NFL Draft (199th overall), also tabbed 15 Pro Bowl appearances and six All-Pro teams (three on the first team) He retires as the NFL’s all-time leader in career passing touchdowns (624) and passing yards (84,520).