Brett Favre backs Trump for president

Former NFL great Brett Favre endorsed President TrumpDonald TrumpEx-DOJ official Rosenstein says he was not aware of subpoena targeting Democrats: report Ex-Biden adviser says Birx told him she hoped election turned out 'a certain way' Cheney rips Arizona election audit: 'It is an effort to subvert democracy' 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.