Tom Brady is set to end his marriage with Brazilian model Gisele Bundchen, according to reports by The New York Post. It was reported in a gossip column of the Post that both Brady and Bundchen have hired divorce lawyers and their marriage of 13 years is likely to end soon.

Earlier, the superstar quarterback made headlines on September 1, 2022, when news emerged that he had a series of fights with his wife Bundchen, who in turn left their Florida home to travel to Costa Rica.

Who is Tom Brady?

Tom Brady is an American football player, who currently plays as a quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the National Football League (NFL). He spent his first 20 seasons with the New England Patriots, leading them to six Super Bowl victories, before being signed by the Buccaneers to a two-year, USD50 million contract in March 2020.

The deal also included up to $4.5 million each year in incentives besides a no-trade and a no-franchise tag clause. The Buccaneers Sunday’s game against Patriots in Foxborough will be the first time Brady will be taking on his former team and coach Bill Belichick.

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Brady has led his teams to a record seven Super Bowl victories in 2002, 2004, 2005, 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2021. He also been named Most Valuable Player (MVP) five times in 2002, 2004, 2015, 2017, and 2021.

Born August 3, 1977 in San Mateo, California, Brady entered the Major League Baseball draft in 1995. While growing up, Brady attended football camp at the College of San Mateo, where he was taught to throw the football by camp counselor and future NFL/AFL quarterback Tony Graziani. Brady graduated from the Junípero Serra High School in San Mateo in 1995.

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Although he was picked by the Montreal Expos in 1995, he chose to attend the University of Michigan, leading the Michigan Wolverines to victory in the 2000 Orange Bowl with a career-high 369 yards and four touchdowns in his final.

Brady was selected 199th overall by the Patriots in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft, and went on to become the Super Bowl MVP in 2002. The Patriots became posted a 40–12 record during Brady’s first three seasons. In 2004 the team returned to the Super Bowl, defeating the Carolina Panthers and earning Brady another Super Bowl MVP award.

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Brady holds many career quarterback records, including passing yards (91,653), completions (8,542), touchdown passes (664), and games started (344), in addition to the most Pro Bowl selections. He is also the NFL leader in career quarterback wins (264), quarterback regular-season wins (230), quarterback playoff wins (34), and Super Bowl MVP awards (5), as well as the only Super Bowl MVP for two different teams. He is also the only quarterback to win a Super Bowl in three different decades.

At age 43 in Super Bowl LV, he is the oldest player to be named Super Bowl MVP and win a Super Bowl as the starting quarterback, along with being the oldest NFL MVP at age 40 in 2017. Brady is the only NFL quarterback named to two all-decade teams (2000s and 2010s) and was unanimously named to the 100th Anniversary All-Time Team in 2019.

Brady attended the 2004 State of the Union Address as a special guest of then-President George W. Bush. In an interview with Howard Stern in April 2020, Brady said he had turned down former US President Donald Trump’s request to speak at the 2016 Republican National Convention.