Super Bowl-record winner: that's Why Brady is more than just a Football icon

The Numbers speak for themselves: Since more than 20 years, Tom Brady play in the best Football League in the world. He has won six times in the Super Bowl, as

Super Bowl-record winner: that's Why Brady is more than just a Football icon

The Numbers speak for themselves: Since more than 20 years, Tom Brady play in the best Football League in the world. He has won six times in the Super Bowl, as frequently as no other ever before, and so far, a total of $ 263 million (€220 million) earned. He has played more games in the National Football League (NFL) as one in front of him, more games won than the one in front of him, more Touchdowns thrown as the one in front of him. And since this year he is also the oldest active player in the NFL, with a professional athlete remarkable 43 years.

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In the Super Bowl between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the defending champion Kansas City Chiefs this Sunday (0.30 at CET in the night on Monday at ProSieben and DAZN), the annual final of the NFL, are now added two more to the best brands: never two Quarterbacks, so game makers, are there such a large difference in age to each other made; Brady and his adversary, the 25-year-old Patrick Mahomes, and is 18 years and 45 days.

And: For Brady, it is the tenth and final participation in the career, nine of them to reach him with his longtime Team, the New England Patriots. Other players in the now 55-year Super Bowl Era are just six. Brady has achieved more frequently in the NFL playoffs as the second most successful team in the League in their entire history to date: The Pittsburgh Steelers reached the Super Bowl so far, only eight times.

Tom Brady is a man of athletic superlatives, a Football icon. But he's more than that. Thomas Edward Patrick Brady Jr., born in San Mateo, California, is also a family man, entrepreneur, nutrition and fitness consultant and one of the main characters in one of the biggest NFL scandals of the past decades. The so-called "Deflate Gate" from the year 2015 it was too weak inflated game balls, a disadvantage for the team who knows nothing and is an advantage for those who is dedicated and can adjust. Brady, who was regarded as a confidant, was suspended for four games, the Patriots had to pay a Million Dollar fine.

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need to know nevertheless, the example, went on lots of career of the man who was to be the beginning of an outsider, and now, under the brand "TB12" a Fitness and diet program sold his own statement after the secret for Brady's outstanding physical condition in the high-athletes age. At the Super Bowl with Tampa Bay, where he changed a year ago, and with his wife, the Brazilian Model Bündchen Gisele, and the two children moved in, the spotlight on him. He will enjoy it.

Updated Date: 06 February 2021, 12:19

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