On the age of 43, Brady received his seventh Tremendous Bowl title on Sunday because the Tampa Bay Buccaneers beat the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs 31-9, to strengthen the quarterback’s GOAT credentials.
Not solely did Brady additional lengthen his personal file of probably the most Tremendous Bowl rings received by a participant — he now owns extra Lombardi Trophies than any crew franchise, one away from each the New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers — however after being named Tremendous Bowl MVP but once more, he turned the one participant in NFL historical past to win the award 5 instances.
And after placing in arguably his most full efficiency of all his 10 Tremendous Bowl appearances — throwing three touchdowns, together with two to former Patriots teammate Rob Gronkowski — athletes from all sports activities took to social media to laud Brady’s legacy.
His former Patriots teammate Julian Edelman referred to as him: “The perfect ever in all sports activities.”
Brady signed for the Buccaneers previous to this season having spent 20 profitable years with the Patriots, successful six titles.
And in his debut season together with his new crew, he helped remodel the Bucs, taking them to US sport’s greatest sport for the primary time because the 2002–03 season, wherein they beat the Oakland Raiders at Tremendous Bowl XXXVII.
Touchingly, Brady’s former crew made clear their place on the GOAT debate.
“I ponder if Tom goes to win again to again. Get eight chips. Retire and have the NFL name it the Tom Brady as a substitute of Vince Lombardi,” tweeted McCollum.
In successful together with his new crew, Brady joined Corridor-of-Famer Peyton Manning as the one beginning quarterbacks to win Tremendous Bowls with a number of franchises.
Sunday’s triumph additionally implies that Brady has received a Tremendous Bowl in three separate many years.
In a season that has regarded like no different — with restricted followers permitted in stadiums and gamers and coaches carrying masks on the sidelines — it’s maybe comforting to see a well-recognized sight on the finish of it: quarterback Brady hoisting the Lombardi trophy.