As Brett Favre quietly enters his retirement, he had a chance to make his last stop memorable.
However, his final year was memorable for all the wrong reasons.
Several players had the rare opportunity to end their careers on a high note. And several players retirements shocked the sports world by retiring when many felt they still had much to offer.
Sometimes, sports figures have to know when it is the right time to say goodbye, even if they do not ride out in the sunset.
Here are the top 10 most memorable retirement exits in sports history.