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Tom Brady on Retirement: There Will Always Be a Part of Me That Thinks I Can Play

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Former NFL quarterback Tom Brady appears to be content with his decision to retire, but he's not stepping away from the game because of diminishing skills.

The 45-year-old said on Monday's episode of his Let's Go! podcast (h/t Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk) that he believes he can still perform at a high level, but he feels this is the right time to call it a career.

"There's always gonna be a part [of me] that wants to play and a part of me that, you know, feels like I can play. I think there's just a decision to know that it's the right time.