‘Don’t Think it’s Going Anywhere’- Tom Brady Says He’s All for the Crypto Hype

Published 05/28/2021, 2:40 PM EDT
BLOOMINGTON, MN – JANUARY 30: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots answers questions during the New England Patriots Media Availability for Super Bowl LII at the Mall of America on January 30, 2018 in Bloomington, Minnesota. The Patriots will face the Philadelphia Eagles on February 4 in Super Bowl LII. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)


Tom Brady has done it all and won it all in the NFL. A 7-time Super Bowl champion, there are few ventures in life where Tom Brady hasn’t succeeded. Yet.

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Turning 44 this August, Brady is still focused on improving his craft. But of late, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback seems to have picked up a new interest. 

With the cryptocurrency boom taking over the world, seems like Tom Brady didn’t want to feel left out. The quarterback has previously hinted at his interest in the crypto wave. 

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And in a recent interview, he declared his support for the new era of digital currency.  

Tom Brady a big believer in crypto wave

In a video interview with FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried, as part of an event at CoinDesk’s Consensus 2021 forum, Brady said he is a big believer in the crypto wave. 

“I’m a big believer in [crypto],” Brady said. When asked whether he’d plunged into the crypto market himself, the quarterback responded with an affirmative yes. “I definitely have,” he said.

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And Brady doesn’t seem to be the only one in the NFL world to be involved in the realm of cryptocurrencies. The QB said that he has frequent chats about the market with one of his coaches at Tampa.

“In our quarterback room, one of my coaches has been on it for eight, nine months. So we talk about it basically every day, the prices of the different tokens, how the space is doing.” 

Tom Brady celebrates after winning against the Green Bay Packers during the NFC Championship game. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Brady recently made a splash in the NFT community as well. Launching an NFT company named ‘Autograph’, Brady hopes to connect with more of his fans going forward.

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“Understanding that the kids now in the digital age, you know, are going to want so many things at their disposal on their devices, it’s a great opportunity to be involved in that for unique collectibles, but really to provide great experiences for different fans and collectors,” Brady said.

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No stranger to success, Brady’s new crypto ventures can bring him huge returns. And given his track record, don’t be surprised to see Brady establishing a crypto empire of his own in the years to come.

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Shivayan Roy

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Shivayan Roy is currently an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his Masters Diploma in Journalism from the Asian College of Journalism, Roy functioned as a reporter for Goal.com and extensively covered the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

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