19 Aug 2009

Favre out of retirement

10:23 am on 19 August 2009

In American football , quarterback Brett Favre is coming out of retirement to play for the Minnesota Vikings after all.

The 39-year-old Favre, who three weeks ago told the Vikings he had decided to remain retired, has signed a contract with the club and the three-times league MVP joined the team on its practice field today wearing his familiar No. 4.

Favre had announced his retirement after playing last season with the New York Jets following 16 seasons with the Green Bay Packers.