Adrian Gonzalez Says Appeal of Playing in Boston Made Turning Down Free Agency Easy

Though Adrian Gonzalez signed a seven-year contract extension that will make him a very wealthy man, there’s the temptation in today’s game for players to seek out even bigger deals on the free-agent market.

For Gonzalez, though, choosing Boston over the unknown was easy.

“I want to play in a place where I’m comfortable, where I want to be, and this was a place that was a perfect fit for me,” Gonzalez said. “I love the city. … You can’t find a better place for this opportunity.”

See more of why Gonzalez signed the long-term deal in the video above.

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