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Rob Gronkowski’s football career seemed completely over on Saturday night as he celebrated at a retirement party in Mohegan Sun, Connecticut.
The former New England Patriots and Tampa Bay Buccaneers tight end packed his girlfriend, model Camille Kostek, his family and facilities at the Mohegan San Juan Duel Sportsbook for a glimpse of the facility 100 Celebrated the end of his playing career with more than a dozen loyal fans… a future Hall of Famer.
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Gronkowski spoke to Fox News Digital on the turf carpet before the bash. He said one of his close friends works at a casino and is hosting a retirement party for him.
“This is our backyard. You know, after nine years of playing here in New England, the Mohegan Sun became like home, eating dinner, hanging out with friends, gambling a little bit, and having a retirement party. There’s no better place to have fun than Mohegan Sun?” said Gronkowski.
Gronkowski has been retired for several months and is trying to stay active while off the field.
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“It’s going well,” he told Fox News Digital of his retirement. “I play a lot of basketball. I exercise. I like to stay active. Sometimes I throw parties here and there to keep the fun going.”
He also suggested one bold Super Bowl bet.
“Oh, I bet on the Super Bowl… I’m going to the Tampa Bay Bucks. I was just on the team, and basically the whole team is back,” he said.
“They got Julio Jones now, he’s a beast!”
Gronkowski then moved to the Avalon nightclub, where he, his brother Gordie Jr., Kostek, and a bunch of fans wrecked the house overnight.
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The four-time Super Bowl champion finished his career with 621 catches for 9,286 yards and 92 touchdowns. He was a five-time Pro Bowler and a four-time All-Pro.He was named to his team in the All-2010 Hall of Fame, and in the 2014 comeback he won Player of the Year.