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Roethlisberger Bids Farewell in Retirement Video

Scenes from Ben Roethlisberger’s retirement announcement video, released January 27th.
Scenes from Ben Roethlisberger’s retirement announcement video, released January 27th.

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger made it official Thursday, dropping a professionally-produced video on Twitter announcing his retirement:

The 39-year old Roethlisberger was the 11th pick in the 2004 NFL draft and played his entire career with the Steelers.

Along the way, he racked up two Superbowl wins, eight AFC Division Titles, 165 regular season wins and was a six-time Pro Bowler.

During the two minute video, he thanked his wife and three children for their love and support, the Rooney family, his teammates and coaches throughout his career and lastly the Steelers nation, who he called the best fans in all of sport:

Roethlisberger is the longest-tenured player in Steelers franchise history.