After Leaving Tom Brady Alone on Football Field, Rob Gronkowski Aims to Idolize Another “Number One” Pro Athlete for Second Sporting Career

Published 03/18/2023, 9:47 AM EDT

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Rob Gronkowski has solidified his place in the history books of the NFL, along with his former teammate and GOAT Tom Brady. The duo had a memorable career at the New England Patriots as well as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, where both Gronkowski and Brady sang their final hooray. The four-time Super Bowl winner called quits on his career last June, a few months before his friend and teammate Brady announced his retirement from the NFL. Along with taking over the desk at FOX, Gronkowski has been relaxing and spending time with his family, making beautiful memories together.

Recently, the former TE talked about how he is aiming for a second career, but not in the field of football anymore. So where is Gronkowski aiming for?

Rob Gronkowski wishes to go pro at Golf


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During a recent interview, Gronkowski talked about how he has been playing a lot of golf simulators in recent times. He opened up about his desire to be a par guy one day in golf. After a successful career as a footballer, the former TE is eyeing to go pro in Golf. 



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The 33-year-old also stated how he feels that he is still young and finally taking it slow in life, after a hustling footballing career. He said he sees golf as the sport he will participate in the future and reach the status of pro in it as well. He further went on to state how he thinks Shooter McGavin is the No.1 golfer of all time and how he idolizes him in the sport.

Gronkowski’s glorious NFL career

Rob Gronkowski is considered one of the greatest tight ends in the NFL of all time. He went on to win four Super Bowl championships in his life, out of which he won three with the Patriots and his teammate Tom Brady. The NFL selected him for the 2010 NFL All-Decade team and NFL 100th Anniversary All-Time Team. Gronkowski then went to join Brady at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the final chapters of his career, ending it with victory.


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After such an illustrious career in football and being just 33 years old, the possibility of Gronkowski playing another sport is not a far-fetched idea by him. It will be interesting to see how he plans out his future, while he continues to go ahead at a much more relaxed pace than the one he had during his football days.

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Priyam Hazarika


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Priyam Hazarika is an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. Priyam's favorite athlete has always been the legendary football star Tom Brady, whom he immensely appreciates for his sense of dedication and passion for the sport. His favorite words of wisdom are from one of the greatest coaches of all time, Vince Lombardi.
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