- Tom Brady is one of the best players in NFL history.
- At 43 years old, Brady owns six Super Bowl rings and is currently leading his Tampa Bay Buccaneers through a deep playoff run.
- Although Brady is one of the best-known players in the NFL, there are plenty of surprising facts about him that most casual fans just don’t know.
- Check out 20 things you probably didn’t know about Tom Brady below:
3. He has more Super Bowl appearances than any other player in NFL history
Super Bowl LIII marked Tom Brady’s ninth career Super Bowl appearance, three more than any other player in NFL history. With the Patriots’ win, Brady broke his tie with pass rusher Charles Haley to win his NFL record sixth Super Bowl ring.
8. He and Gisele also have three dogs
The Brady-Bündchen household must be a pretty hectic one. In addition to the three kids, Gisele and Tom have three dogs: Lua, Scooby, and Fluffy. Thankfully they can spread out between their multiple extravagant homes.
12. Brady is ridiculously competitive
Past teammates had described instances in which Brady had broken ping pong paddles and thrown backgammon boards across the room when he was losing. He also once gave his team a pep talk before a charity football game against a group of firefighters.
15. Brady loves to drop F-bombs to relieve tension on the field
“There’s nothing that quite expresses the way I feel like that word,” Brady said.
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