Twitterverse bids Calvin Johnson a fond farewell

Calvin Johnson was given a fond farewell by the Twitterverse. (Jonathan Bachman/AP)

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson stunned the football world by reportedly revealing he plans to retire.

As it tends to do, Twitter exploded when the news broke with everyone from fans to players bidding the 30-year-old star a fond farewell.

Here are some of the highlights:

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