(Photo : Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) FOXBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS – Former New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks throughout a ceremony honoring him at halftime of New England’s sport in opposition to the Philadelphia Eagles at Gillette Stadium on September 10, 2023 in Foxborough, Massachusetts.
NFL icon Tom Brady was in attendance in the course of the New England Patriots season opener in opposition to the Philadelphia Eagles on the Gilette Stadium on Sunday.
The 46-year-old posted an image of the six Vince Lombardi trophies he helped the staff win on social media.
Good to be again. pic.twitter.com/z1MtQexXJH
— Tom Brady (@TomBrady) September 10, 2023
“Good to be back,” the quarterback stated.
The staff held the “Tom Brady Appreciation Day,” whereby the three-time NFL MVP was honored throughout halftime. Brady notably wore his previous No. 12 Patriots jersey in the course of the festivities.
— New England Patriots (@Patriots) September 10, 2023
“One thing I am sure of, and that will never change, is that I am a Patriot for life,” Brady stated in his speech.
Brady notably left New England for Tampa Bay in the course of the starting of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, stopping a farewell ceremony.
“I’m excited because our fans never really got a chance to say goodbye in a proper way,” Patriots proprietor Robert Kraft stated earlier than the ceremony.
The staff additionally put in a brand new lighthouse in the course of the stadium renovations, and Brady turned the primary particular person to ring the bell – aka Keeper of the Light to hype up the followers pregame.
Robert Kraft waives ready time for Brady’s HOF induction
The staff introduced that Brady shall be coming into the Patriots Hall of Fame on June 12, 2024.
Kraft is making an exception to the four-year ready time for the induction of Brady, who’s unanimously thought of the best participant in franchise historical past.
The induction date has a major which means, with six being the variety of Super Bowls that Brady gained in New England and 12 being his jersey quantity.
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