NFLÂ quarterback legend Brett Favre, 40,Â is now a grandfather.
Favre’s 21-year-old daughter, Brittany,Â recently gave birth to a son.Â Favre released the following details on his web site:
Deanna and I are very proud to welcome our grandchild Parker Brett to the Favre family. Parker Brett was born on Friday, April 2, weighing 7 lbs. 7 oz and we’re pleased to say that both Mom, Dad and Parker Brett are healthy and doing great.
— Brett and Deanna
Favre was 19 when he and then-girlfriend, Deanna, had Brittany in 1989, according to reports. Brett and Deanna married in 1996.Â TheyÂ had another child, Breleigh, in 1999.
Favre, who played most of his career for the Green Bay Packers, retired in 2008, but came out of retirement shortly afterward.Â He most recently played for the Minnesota Vikings.Â
It is not yet known if the new grandfather will return to the NFL in Fall 2010.