Brett Favre backs Trump for president

Former NFL great Brett Favre endorsed President TrumpDonald TrumpGOP grapples with chaotic Senate primary in Pennsylvania ​​Trump social media startup receives commitment of billion from unidentified 'diverse group' of investors Iran thinks it has the upper hand in Vienna — here's why it doesn't MORE on Friday, citing "freedom of speech and religion" and 2nd Amendment rights as two of his primary reasons for backing the Republican incumbent.

"My Vote is for what makes this country great, freedom of speech & religion, 2nd [Amendment], hard working tax paying citizens, police & military," Favre wrote on Twitter. "In this election, we have freedom of choice, which all should respect. For me & these principles, my Vote is for @RealDonaldTrump."

Favre joins a few other sports celebrities in backing Trump, including former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, golf legend Jack Nicklaus, UFC Commissioner Dana White, former NFL star Herschel Walker, former NFL coach Mike Ditka, former MLB All-Star Johnny Damon and Damon's former teammate Curt Schilling.