I still encourage him. Gisele Bundchen may not have attended Tom BradyAn NFL season opener, but she showed her support from afar.
Brady, 45, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers began the 2022-2023 season against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium in Texas on Sunday, September 11. 42, sent a message of support to her husband.
“Let’s go @TomBrady! Come on Bucks! ✨✨✨,” she wrote on Sunday.
The couple tied the knot in 2009 and have two children: Benjamin, 12, and Vivian, 9. Brady is also the father of son Jack, 15, with an ex Bridget Moynahan. Earlier this year, the quarterback announced his retirement from the NFL after more than 20 seasons, noting in a February statement that it was “time to focus my time and energy on other things that need my attention,” including his family.
Less than two months later, however, the California native reversed his decision to retire. “I love my teammates and I love my supportive family. They make it all possible,” he wrote on social media in March. “I’m returning to my 23rd season in Tampa.”
At the time, the Brazilian native publicly celebrated Brady’s return to the football field. “It’s us again! Let’s go, lovevway! Let’s go, Bucks!” she commented on his Instagram ad.
The former New England Patriots player later teased that his wife was “not really surprised” by his decision to return to the league. “We spent a lot of time together and we still have time. She is just amazing how supportive of the family and our children,” he said. Us weekly exclusively in June. “She has put aside so much to ensure that our children are raised and loved.”
Brady added: “She’s just doing great with our family. So without her, I wouldn’t be able to do what I love. She’s just an amazing partner.”
Before the official start of the season, the athlete took an 11-day break from training with his team to “deal with some personal things,” according to the head coach. Todd Bowles. As his sudden departure sparked rumors of tension in Brady’s marriage, a source has exclusively revealed. Us that Bündchen wanted her husband to remain in retirement.
“Giselle was unhappy when Tom left the NFL after such a short time,” an insider revealed earlier this month, adding that Brady is “doing his best to catch up” with his wife. “They’re working through things and trying to come out the other side.”
The ‘Let’s Go’ podcast host has been candid about the ups and downs of balancing his career with life at home. In October 2021, he praised Bündchen for making sacrifices to keep him pursuing his passion.
“I think my wife, you know, has been keeping the house for a long time now and I think there are things she wants to accomplish,” he said on his podcast at the time. “You know, she hasn’t worked that hard in the last 10, 12 years, just raising our family and sort of dedicating herself to… living in Boston and then moving to Florida.”
Brady later admitted that Us that he has room to grow when it comes to his family. “I think the thing is that you really have to pay for everything – to choose one and not another. I just have to make sure I have everything balanced the way I need it,” he explained in June. “So I guess for me it’s just a matter of confidence in the off-season, I try to cover a lot of things and make sure a lot of things are taken care of. And then when football season comes around, I can really focus on football.”