Kobe Bryant’s retirement tweet passed by Conor McGregor’s
When Kobe Bryant announced his retirement in November, he set the internet on fire.
The tweet, which linked to his goodbye poem ‘Dear Basketball’, was retweeted quite a few times. In fact, it was the most retweeted tweet from an athlete the entire year.
Less than halfway into 2016, we already have an athlete getting more retweets.
Kobe's retirement poem, at 130K RT's was the most RT'd athlete tweet of 2015. McGregor's tweet has now passed that https://t.co/H27SxkKNoK
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) April 20, 2016
I have decided to retire young.
Thanks for the cheese.
Catch ya's later.
— Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) April 19, 2016
According to reports however, it’s unclear whether or not he’s actually retiring.
We wish that were true for Kobe, too.