Reaction was swift on social media to Tom Brady’s announcement Tuesday morning that he was leaving the Patriots.

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NBA All-Star Kevin Durant replied to the Instagram post with “Blessings champ. Can’t wait to watch the next chapter”

NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders responded “Pure Class!💯”

Dorchester-born actor Mark Wahlberg, who has worked with Brady in film and television, responded with a “❤️”.

Former Patriots receiver Antonio Brown responded with “🐐”

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Former Patriots linebacker Rob Ninkovich: “Perfectly said Tom!!!! Your the best!!!!”

Former soccer star David Beckham replied “🐐 The Journey continues @tombrady 🏈”


NFL wide receiver Demaryius Thomas: “The journey continues my brudda @tombrady 💯💪🏾”

Some former teammates took to Twitter to share their thoughts.

Former Patriots linebacker and current ESPN analyst Tedy Bruschi, who won three Super Bowls with Brady:

Special teams ace Matt Chatham, who was a member of the first three Super Bowl-winning teams, showed his appreciation:

Patriots radio analyst Scott Zolak’s tweet got a response from Brady:

Former defensive end Chris Long, who won Super Bowl LI with Brady:

Former cornerback Darrelle Revis, who won Super Bowl XLIX with Brady:

Wide receiver/kick returner Cordarrelle Patterson, a member of the Super Bowl LIII championship team, seemed to be concerned for his former teammate:

Others had some fun with the announcement:

Sal Iacono, a frequent performer on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”

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