Tom Brady

Tom Brady

Tom Brady is a highly accomplished NFL quarterback, widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the sport. Known for his exceptional leadership, clutch performances, and numerous Super Bowl victories, his legacy in football is unparalleled.


August 03, 1977


San Mateo, California, United States


NFL quarterback


NFL, New England Patriots


University of Michigan


03 August 1977

Tom Brady was Born

Tom Brady was born in San Mateo, California. He was the fourth child and only son of Galynn Patricia and Thomas Brady Sr. His three older sisters were all accomplished athletes in their own rights.


01 January 1995

High School Career Achievement

Brady excelled in both football and baseball at Junípero Serra High School. He was recruited by colleges for both sports, but chose to pursue football.


16 April 2000

Beginning his Professional Football Career

Tom Brady was selected in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft with the 199th overall pick by the New England Patriots, marking the beginning of his professional career.


23 September 2001

Playing his First NFL Game

Tom Brady played in his first NFL game when he took over for an injured Drew Bledsoe during a game against the New York Jets.


01 February 2002

Winning his First Super Bowl

Tom Brady won his first Super Bowl (Super Bowl XXXVI) on February 3, 2002, and was named the game's MVP after leading the Patriots to a victory over the St. Louis Rams.


29 December 2007

Record-breaking Season

In the 2007 season, Brady set a then-NFL record for most touchdown passes in a regular season with 50, leading the Patriots to the first 16–0 regular season record.


07 September 2008

Serious Knee Injury and Surgery

Brady's 2008 season ended abruptly in Week 1 when he suffered a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee in a game against the Kansas City Chiefs.


11 May 2015

Deflategate Four-Game Suspension

Brady served a four-game suspension due to the Deflategate controversy, which began after the 2014 AFC Championship Game.


05 February 2017

Super Bowl LI Comeback

Brady led one of the greatest comebacks in sports history, rallying from a 25-point deficit to win Super Bowl LI against the Atlanta Falcons in overtime on February 5, 2017, earning his fifth Super Bowl title.


04 February 2018

Becoming the Oldest MVP in the Regular Season

On February 4, 2018, at age 40, Tom Brady became the oldest player to win the Most Valuable Player award in the regular season.


03 February 2019

Winning his Sixth Super Bowl

Tom Brady secured his sixth Super Bowl title (Super Bowl LIII) with the New England Patriots, further cementing his legacy as one of the greatest quarterbacks in the history of the sport.


20 March 2020

Signing with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Brady signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers after a storied 20-season career with the New England Patriots, beginning a new chapter in his NFL career.


07 February 2021

Winning his Seventh Super Bowl

Brady won his seventh Super Bowl on February 7, 2021, leading the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to victory in Super Bowl LV against the Kansas City Chiefs, which was more than any single NFL franchise at the time.


01 February 2023

Announcement of his Retirement

Tom Brady announced his retirement from professional football on February 1, 2023, concluding an illustrious 22-year career in the NFL.

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