Tom Brady was going to retire at some point. Yet, at the same time, a lot of us almost never expected to 7-time Super Bowl champion to make the announcement.

At age 44, the former sixth-round pick was still the general of a winning team and continued to pile up playoff victories and Super Bowl appearances. It’s why he’ll be remembered as the greatest to ever play the position.

On Saturday afternoon, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that Brady will be retiring from league after a 22-year career, which included 20 seasons with the New England Patriots and 2 with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The sports world reacted to the major NFL news on Saturday afternoon. Here are just some of the comments on Brady’s decision: