Last month, NFL great Rob Gronkowski was asked directly: “Should men be allowed to play women’s sports?”
Gronkowski was walking through the U.S. Capitol when a Daily Caller reporter asked the former tight end.
The four-time Super Bowl champion shook his head a resounding no and remained silent.
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Gronkowski did not provide an explanation at the time because, he said, an explanation is not necessary.
The New England Patriots legend says it’s “obvious” this shouldn’t be allowed.
“There’s really no insight to share. It’s a no-brainer,” Gronkowski told Fox News Digital in a recent interview. “There are men’s sports for men, there are women’s sports for women. It should stay like that. It’s that simple, man. There’s really no debate. There really shouldn’t be be no conversation about it.
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“How it happened, that’s how it should be. Men play men’s sports, women play women’s sports. It’s as simple as that. It’s really unfair for a man to throws and plays in a women’s sport. It just doesn’t make a lot of sense.”
The 34-year-old retired after 11 seasons in the NFL and winning four Super Bowls, three with the New England Patriots and one with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, all led by Tom Brady.
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Gronk was a five-time Pro Bowler and four-time first-team All-Pro. In his final season, he totaled 802 receiving yards in a dozen games played.