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Sylvester Stallone Is Retiring Rocky Balboa


“Rocky Balboa is officially retired. In an emotional goodbye post published on his Instagram page, Sylvester Stallone announced he is leaving the boxing ring and saying goodbye to the iconic Rocky character for good. Stallone currently stars as Rocky in “Creed II,” which will be the character’s last new appearance on the big screen.

“I just want to thank everyone around the whole wide world for taking the Rocky family into their hearts for over 40 years,” Stallone wrote in the video caption. “It’s been my ultimate privilege to have been able to create and play this meaningful character. Though it breaks my heart, sadly all things must pass… and end. I love you kind and generous people, and the most wonderful thing of all is that ROCKY will never die because he lives on in you.””

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SOURCE: INDIEWIRE, Barry Wetcher/Warner Bros./MGM/Kobal/REX/Shutterstock

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