There are two things that Tom Brady easily achieves: playing football and making history. The New England Patriots quarterback on Sunday endorsed his status as absolute master of the National Football League (NFL) after winning his sixth Super Bowl champion ring. The most important sports competition in the United States has always given joys to this Californian. In 2002, when he played the first with 24 years, leading a colossal victory against Los Angeles Rams, he became the youngest quarterback to win one. This year, with 41, and again against the Rams, he broke the record of quarterbackolder When the press asks him how long, the answer is: "Until the body tells me enough".
In 2000 Robert Kraft, owner of the Patriots, and Bill Belichick, team coach, recruited Thomas Edward Patrick Brady, a student at the University of Michigan. It was number 199 of draft of the NFL that year. "I think of him as that slim young man coming down the steps of the old stadium with the pizza box and introducing himself to me," Kraft recalled in an interview with ESPN. "I replied: 'I know who you are, you are Tom Brady from Michigan, we selected you in the sixth round'. And he answered: 'That's right, the sixth round player that will be the best decision that this franchise has taken in his history. " Almost two decades have passed since that conversation, but the results continue to give reason to that lean boy.
In September 2015, a photograph of Brady's locker with a red hat Make America Great Again, a symbol of the Donald Trump campaign. The player explained that he had known the Republican since 2002, when he participated as a jury in one of his beauty contests, and that he had sent the cap as a gift. After the election, Trump tweeted that Brady had told him he had voted for him.
When netizens asked if this was true, Bündchen, Brady's wife, responded with a blunt "NO!" In 2017 the Patriots won the Super Bowl shortly after Trump assumed the presidency of the United States. There was much speculation then about who would comply with the tradition of visiting the White House. Some players excused themselves, among them, Brady. The field marshal argued "family matters" for not attending the event.
Known as the GOAT (acronym in English of The Best of All Time) has among its brands being the player with more passes thrown (392), completed (256) and more yards (2,838) than any other in the history of the Super Bowl In addition, he is the player who has most often been in the NFL Finals: 2002, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2018 and 2019. "He is a great field marshal. I would put him to compete against anyone, "coach Belichick acknowledged about Brady's participation in his ninth Super Bowl. "He's a legendary player for the New England Patriots. His record has no equal, "he added. Brady is a lot Brady. It has more victories in playoffs that 27 franchises of the NFL.
The idol of the childhood of the sportsman was Joe Montana. The former player was also a field marshal, and developed his career mainly in the San Francisco 49ers. It had the title of quarterback Younger to participate in a Super Bowl. But Brady snatched it. The same in the category of more passes of touchdown in the competition. Montana was a long time ago with 11, while the leader of the Patriots has already accumulated 18, although on Sunday he did not add any new to the brand.
Brady is 1.93 meters tall and weighs 102 kilos. Aware that her body is her active, she is very strict in her care: she always sleeps before 9:00 pm, does not drink alcohol and eats mostly whole foods and natural foods. Motivated by the number of people who asked him how he was active in a sport where the usual average career does not usually exceed seven years, he wrote The TB12 method, a guide focused on exercises to develop the flexibility of the body.
The king of the Patriots dynasty, which in 2002 was chosen as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world, is married for a decade with the Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen, with whom he has three small children.