Drew Brees officially announced his retirement from the NFL today with a video message featuring his children that was paired with an emotional caption. The internet reacted to the news from the now-former New Orleans Saints quarterback.

Drew Brees posted the video to Instagram and he also shared that link to his Twitter account. Check out the posts below from @drewbrees.

The internet reacted to the news immediately. Check out some reactions to Brees' announcement on Twitter below.

The @Saints official Twitter account also put out a tribute video on the heels of #9's retirement announcement.

As the word of Drew Brees' retirement continues to spread, this post will be update with more reactions to the news that has the entire state of Louisiana taking a moment to appreciate their quarterback.

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