Sad news for Gastineau fans. Speculation had been rife that New York Jets legend is about to announce his retirement from sports, at age 63, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 09/07/2020 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being a footballer isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a footballer just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Wednesday evening, #ThankYouMark was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.
“Mark Gastineau was unlike any other footballer we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouMark”
— @universalObserver, 8 Jul 2020
“Didn't Mark Gastineau retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 8 Jul 2020
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