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Carson Wentz says goodbye to Philadelphia in the aftermath of the Eagles trading him to the Colts

Carson Wentz has officially bid the city of Philadelphia and the Eagles organization farewell in the aftermath of his trade to the Indianapolis Colts earlier this week. The quarterback posted a goodbye to his social media channels on Friday and thanked the Eagles for bringing him into the NFL as the No. 2 overall pick back in 2016. He noted that he’ll miss the teammates he leaves behind in Philly and “will never forget the relationships and memories made over the years.”

The 28-year-old then focused his affection toward Eagles fans, fondly looking back at their Super Bowl LII title — the first in franchise history — and said we “brought the Lombardi trophy home to Philly and hopefully brought a lot of joy to the city over the years.” As for his next step, Wentz is “excited to join the Indianapolis Colts and look(s) forward to the work ahead.”

Here’s Wentz’s full statement, via his official Instagram page:

“What a journey. 

“More than anything, I will miss my teammates. Thank you. I appreciate every one of you and will never forget the relationships and memories made over the years. So many lifelong relationships have been formed in that locker