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F1 World Wish Upon Tom Brady – Like A Miracle Amid Sebastian Vettel’s Recent Bombshell Announcement

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Earlier this year, NFL superstar Tom Brady announced he was leaving the sport after winning 7 Super Bowls. The news devastated the football community, but it turned out to be an extremely short retreat that ended in 40 days. As it is impossible to eliminate an athlete’s thirst for victory, the 44-year-old has announced that he will return to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the 2022/23 NFL season.

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In a similar vein, the headline in the F1 paddock is the retirement of 15-year-old veteran Sebastian Vettel. The Aston Martin driver, in his final year of contract, stunned the world by hanging up his racing helmet instead of putting pen to paper for a 16th F1 season.

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The four-time world champion (2010-2013), a living legend of the sport, competed at the top of the grid for much of the 2010s. However, he found himself in an uncompetitive race car and failed to reproduce its former glory. Just like the multi-champion of the NFL, the reason why Vettel decided to quit is his motivation to spend more time with his family than in competition.

Nonetheless, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback returned to football and explained the decision. He stated: “I knew my body, physically, could still do what it could do and obviously I have a love for the game, I think I always will have a love for the game.”

“I think physically I will be able to do it. I just felt like there was still a place for me on the pitch. At the end of the day, I love the competition on the pitch,” he added.

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All F1 enthusiasts could not digest his decision and can already feel how incomplete F1 would be without him. So, they may be hoping that in the same way that Brady couldn’t see himself in the stands instead of the pitch, Vettel can only see himself on the F1 grid.

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The Heppenheim-born racing driver is a crucial piece of the puzzle for Aston Martin. The team is in pursuit of race victories at each Grand Prix, and for this an experienced campaigner is very useful. Following the announcement of his retirement, only an extraordinary second half of the season can motivate Vettel to reassess his decision.

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No one knows what the future holds for us. However, fans want the F1 veteran, like the NFL megastar, to reverse his decision and continue racing with number 5 on the F1 grid.

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