Tom Brady on ‘Very Difficult Issue’ in Gisele Bundchen Marriage


Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen attend the Hollywood for Science Gala in Los Angeles on February 21, 2019.
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Having the powerful conversations. While Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen had an everlasting relationship through the years, they’re not resistant to marital challenges.

While the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback, 44, has balanced their marriage and household dynamics together with his profitable soccer career, he admitted that the supermodel, 41, needed to put her career on maintain to handle their family.

“But that’s an issue, and it’s a very difficult issue to reconcile without just saying, ‘Hey, it’s time to retire,’” the NFL champion revealed on the Tuesday, October 26, episode of his “Let’s Go” podcast. “And I think there’s, you know, we’re coming to the end here too, so I don’t want to miss any of the kids’ stuff.”

He continued on the time, “I think my wife has, you know, held down the house for a long time now, and I think there’s things that she wants to accomplish. You know, she hasn’t worked as much in the last 10, 12 years just raising our family and kind of committing to being in a life in Boston and then moving to Florida [following his March 2020 trade].”

Following Brady’s Super Bowl LV victory in February, the Brazil native beforehand mentioned her husband’s potential retirement.

Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen embrace after the Buccaneers win the Super Bowl in Tampa on February 7, 2021.
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“All of a sudden, I saw my wife and I gave her a big hug,” the skilled athlete recalled of his postgame actions throughout an look on The Late Late Show With James Corden one month later. “And just as I did it, she said, ‘What more do you have to prove?’ I just gave her a big hug. I was trying to figure out a way to change the subject really quick.”

While the Lessons: My Path to a Meaningful Life creator is prepared for her partner to hold up his jersey, Brady has remained undecided.

“Beyond [next year’s season], I don’t know,” he later admitted throughout a September interview with the Wall Street Journal Magazine. “Maybe it’s another year after that; maybe it’s two. I’ll have to see where I’m at with my family. That’s probably the overriding factor — what I’m missing out on.”

The soccer participant and Bündchen tied the knot in 2009 earlier than welcoming son Benjamin, 11, and daughter Vivian, 8. Brady — who additionally shares son Jack, 14, with ex Bridget Moynahan — beforehand gushed a few single phone dialog that kickstarted his lengthy romance with the mannequin.

“I think the one phone call that changed my life was my friend Ed, who called me one day and he said, ‘I have this girl and I think you should call her,’” he advised WSJ. Magazine on the time. “I ended up calling her and it ended up being the love of my life. … She didn’t pick up, actually. I had to leave a voicemail.”

Since then, the pair have remained a dynamic duo and celebrated their twelfth marriage ceremony anniversary earlier this year.

“Gisele and Tom will be spending time with their family for their wedding anniversary. They’re both just happy to be spending time together,” a supply completely advised Us Weekly in February of their milestone plans. ”At this time, they’re conscious that households are struggling and have suffered in the course of the pandemic, so their focus is simply ensuring their household and everybody near them is protected. They attempt their finest to have a cheerful and wholesome household all the time.”

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