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I was an NFL superstar and two-time All Pro – now I’m an FBI agent in my incredible post-retirement career

CHARLES Tillman used to chase down NFL players in

his role as Chicago Bears' All-Pro cornerback.

Now the 42-year-old is chasing down criminals in his new career as an FBI agent.

Charles Tillman played the majority of his career with the Chicago Bears

The cornerback (right) is considered one of the Bears' greatest players

Tillman grew up with a military background, with his father Donald a sergeant in the US Army.

He also graduated from the University of Louisiana with a degree in criminal justice.

After retiring from the NFL in 2015, he took part in the FBI's 20-week training academy in Quantico, Virginia.

Tillman had until his 37th birthday – February 23, 2018 – to earn his badge due to a stipulation that a new agent must be appointed before he or she reaches that age.

He graduated and is now working as an FBI agent.

Little is known about his career but prominent

Chicago rapper Lil Reese claimed that Tillman was part of a raid on his house in 2018.

"I was tapping my homie, 'Ain't this the football player?' Lil Reese told VladTV.

"And then I said, 'What's up, aren't you Charles Tillman?"

And he was like, 'What's up?'"

Tillman was selected No. 35 in the 2011 NFL Draft by the Bears and went onto have an illustrious 12-year career with the franchise.

He had a rare ability to force fumbles from players, which became known as the Peanut Punch.

Tillman was selected to the Pro Bowl twice and won the Walter Payton Man of the Year award in 2013.

He joined the Carolina Panthers in 2015, who reached the Super Bowl that season.

But he did not play in the NFL showpiece game after suffering a torn ACL that campaign, which ended his career.

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