Ready to start a new chapter! tom brady he is hopeful about what’s next in his life after hanging up his football boots for good.
“I think for me, what it looks like in the future, I can really think and strategize and try to plan as best as I can,” the 45-year-old retired professional soccer player said exclusively. us weekly on Thursday, June 1, while promoting his partnership with Hertz. “[I’m really looking forward to] find ways to go out there and challenge myself and try to do the best I could with these different opportunities.”
He continued: “I try to keep quite busy, but it’s all about prioritizing the things that mean the most to me. So being with my kids and my family and traveling and doing different things and experiencing that, and then keeping myself busy with things at work, you know, professionally are things that I certainly enjoy.”
Brady, who shares 15-year-old son Jack with his ex Bridget Moynahan and children Benjamin, 13, and Vivian, 10, with his ex-wife Gisele Bundchen — announced earlier this year that he was retiring after more than two decades playing in the NFL.
“I had the most incredible 23 years. It was a dream come true,” the former Tampa Bay Buccaneers athlete said Thursday. “You know, I never imagined playing so long and it was so fast. I mean, I think back to my first year, there were a lot of things we did that we were lucky to accomplish.”
Brady was first drafted by the New England Patriots as their quarterback in 2000, eventually earning the nickname GOAT (greatest of all time) from football lovers as his career took off. The California native appeared in nine Super Bowl games, winning seven of them. (Brady helped the Pats take home the Lombardi Trophy six times and the Bucs once.)
The TB12 founder, who finalized his divorce from the Brazilian supermodel, 42, in October 2022, moved from New England to Florida in March 2020. Two years later, he initially announced his retirement but backed down. just six weeks later. After the 2022-2023 season concluded, Brady confirmed in February that he was retiring for good. While it was time to say goodbye to professional football, the quarterback teased that he will continue to be involved in the sport.
“I think there are definitely parts of me that are very excited about what is to come and continue to be involved in soccer, which has been a true love of mine for a long time since I was a kid watching my idols in San Francisco. win Super Bowls,” Brady said. Us. “I get to be a part of football in a different way than I have been in the past. So that’s never going to be out of my blood. I mean, it’s there. It is something that I love to do, but there are also other things that interest me a lot”.
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He 80 for Brady The actor noted that since then “a few other business opportunities” have aroused his enthusiasm, including his new Let’s Go! ad campaign with Hertz. brady and actress Yvonne Orji teamed up for a “Hertz. Let’s Show” commercial, in which they filmed a fictional talk show in support of the company’s car selection process.
“I think they continue to pave the way with electric vehicles and the transformation to a more sustainable fleet and I think that was the most intriguing thing,” Brady said Thursday of the rental car brand. “And I think that’s been a big part of the campaigns as well. So not only do they make it really easy for their customers to access their fleet of cars and make this process of getting their cars super smooth, but they have a great selection. I’ve been a customer for a long time, so I think it worked really well for me in every way.”
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With information from Christina Garibaldi