Seattle Seahawk Joshua Perry introduced his retirement from soccer Monday after struggling his sixth documented concussion in his NFL profession.
“I’ve lately sustained my sixth documented concussion,” he wrote.
“It wasn’t from a excessive velocity, massive contact play. It was a really pedestrian factor, and that was an enormous concern to me. The very last thing I need to do is put the well being of my mind and my future effectively being in jeopardy over a recreation and a paycheck.”
247 Sports activities Experiences the career-ending concussion was obtained throughout apply this Friday, and was the ultimate straw for Perry who has seen main head trauma since becoming a member of the league.
“As for what’s subsequent — I’m pleased for the chance to spend extra time in Central Ohio,” he continued. “I plan on getting my actual property license within the close to future and I’m going to chase my aspirations in that enviornment. I additionally hope to remain near sports activities by writing, TV and radio. And lastly however absolutely not least, I plan on increasing the footprint of the Joshua Perry Household Basis by some new initiatives. I’m tremendous enthusiastic about these new alternatives! Thanks y’all.”
Take a look at his full message beneath.
A word relating to my RETIREMENT: pic.twitter.com/dUk3MFYYZt
— Joshua E Perry (@RIP_JEP) July 30, 2018