Rob Gronkowski, known for avoiding political topics, recently responded to a question about transgender athletes in women’s sports while on Capitol Hill.
The former NFL player, a four-time Super Bowl champion, seemed taken aback by the question initially but eventually shook his head in disagreement while laughing.
See Gronk’s reaction to question below:
Gronk’s response aligns him with those who oppose biological males competing in women’s sports, a topic that gained significant attention when Lia Thomas, a transgender woman, competed on Penn’s women’s swim team and achieved remarkable success.
Rob Gronkowski concluded his NFL career in 2021, finishing that season with 55 receptions, 802 receiving yards, and six receiving touchdowns.
Throughout his career, he earned a reputation as one of the greatest tight ends in NFL history, known for his versatility as both a blocker and a pass catcher.
In 11 regular seasons, he accumulated 621 receptions, 9,286 receiving yards, and 92 touchdowns. He also excelled in the playoffs, contributing 93 catches, 1,389 receiving yards, and 15 touchdowns in 22 playoff games.