When the best player on the planet gets a contract that cements him as exactly that, people tend to take notice.
Take a look at what other prominent figures in the sports world had to say about the best getting the best:
— Jo Adell (@joadell25) March 20, 2019
Congrats to my guy @MikeTrout! Well deserved.. Angel fans get to watch the best player in baseball for another 12 years.. still think he should have gotten a billion though
— Jered Weaver (@Weave1036) March 19, 2019
Bryce Harper said he texted his congratulations to Mike Trout. “When I talked to him this offseason, I told him, ‘Man, I want to get as much as I can so that you can blow me out of the water pretty much.’ And he did. I’m very happy for him.”
— Scott Lauber (@ScottLauber) March 20, 2019
Hey @HoustonTexans, Mike Trout and I kinda look alike… so how do you feel about 12 years, $430 million fully guaranteed for me too? 😂😂😂
— JJ Watt (@JJWatt) March 19, 2019
Put the money in the big bag!!!! 😂🙌🏿💯 https://t.co/zATBNDPFre
— Dontrelle Willis (@DTrainMLB) March 19, 2019
Mike Trout 12 year 430 million dollar deal, but can he beat me in fifa❓
— Chad Johnson (@ochocinco) March 19, 2019
— MLB Stats (@MLBStats) March 20, 2019
And we’ll continue living in it with a smile, knowing Trout is staying put for the long haul.
Source: Fox Sports