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Seahawks, NFL Players & Social Media World Reacts To Marshawn Lynch Indicating Retirement

Check out how the social media world reacted to a tweet from Marshawn Lynch during the fourth quarter of Super Bowl 50 that indicated the Seahawks running back will call it a career at age 29 after nine seasons in the NFL.

The most-engaging tweet from Super Bowl 50 didn't come from the NFL, the champion Denver Broncos, the runner-up Carolina Panthers, or the bevy of musicians who entertained the world at halftime, but from Marshawn Lynch, whose peace-sign hand gesture emoji and photo of neon-green football cleats draped over a wire took the social media world by storm. 

The Seahawks running back's post came during the fourth quarter of Sunday's NFL title game and has generated nearly 190,000 retweets and more than 165,000 likes as of this writing. More importantly, it indicates that after nine seasons in the League, the 29-year-old Lynch will call it a career

Seahawks owner Paul Allen, several of Lynch's teammates both past and present, players he's faced over the years, and one notable candy company reacted by thanking Seattle's No. 24 for his memorable time on the turf. 

Here's a sample of how the social media world took to Sunday's news:

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