Former teammates, fellow athletes, public figures and fans took to social media Tuesday to react to Tom Brady’s bombshell announcement that he would not return to the New England Patriots.

Those who played alongside Brady, who led the team to six Super Bowl championships, were among the first to praise the quarterback and express support.

Tom’s good friend Dana White also weighed in.  

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At one point the UFC Boss was lobbying for Tom to play in Vegas for the Raiders. 

His wish did not come true. 

Flip the Page to see his message to Tom