Social media goes gangbusters in Australia over the retirement of one of the sport’s greats.
Brisbane Lions great Jonathan Brown today announced his retirement from AFL football, resulting in a Twitter celebration of his long and distinguished career.
Brown, known for his courageous playing style on the field and laid-back attitude off it, received thousands of congratulations and well-wishes for his career that spanned across 14 seasons and resulted in three premierships and a remarkable 594 goals.
Check out just some of the reaction below:
— AFL (@AFL) June 23, 2014
— Port Adelaide FC (@PAFC) June 23, 2014
Congratulations Jonathan Brown on an outstanding career for @brisbanelions. A great champion who has helped build the game in Queensland.
— GWS GIANTS (@GWS_Giants) June 23, 2014
Remember when Jonathan Brown got hit by a car and the car came off second best? I think this is a picture of it. pic.twitter.com/V8DbsvYPYV
— Titus O’Reily (@TitusOReily) June 23, 2014