Alan Brogan announced his retirement from GAA today, and the his younger brother, Bernard, paid a touching tribute to the Dublin player.
Alan has officially hung up his jersey after 14 years playing the sport, and in a statement released today said, “I would like to announce my retirement from inter-county football.
“I leave behind a wonderfully gifted football team but take with me many great memories, friendships and bonds.”
Taking to social media, Bernard shared a touching tribute to his ‘hero’.
He shared a picture of the pair holding the Sam Maguire and said, “Sad day for Dublin! My hero hangs up his boots.”
The news of Alan’s retirement comes shortly after Bernard and a number of the other Dublin teammates returned from a trip to Thailand.
Bernard shared a video on Twitter, showing off some impressive diving skills, with the caption, “Great to be back in Dublin, will miss this though.”
— Bernard Brogan (@bernardbrogan) December 13, 2015