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Tom Brady Got a Special Message from “Weakest Link” Bubba Wallace Who Believed He “Should’ve Gotten the MVP!” at Pro-Bowl in 2021

Published 09/06/2022, 2:10 PM EDT

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After The Tampa Bay Buccaneers picked up their 2021 Super Bowl win, being led by the legendary Tom Brady, one particular NASCAR driver took to social media to express his happiness and further congratulated Brady on achieving his 7th win.

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Bubba Wallace, who races in the #23 car for 23XI Racing, a team co-owned by the iconic Chicago Bulls NBA player, Michael Jordan took to Twitter to congratulate Tom Brady.


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The 28-year-old NASCAR driver wrote, “Another 7 times.. Amazing#TB12.”


Following this achievement, Tom Brady enters the exclusive seven titles club alongside some of the greatest athletes across varied forms of sport.

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Personalities like Sir Lewis Hamilton and Michael Schumacher in Formula One, Valentino Rossi in MotoGP, Dale Earnhardt Sr, Richard Petty, and Jimmie Johnson in NASCAR, all share 7 titles in their respective sports. This invariably made Brady yet another legend to be remembered throughout history.

Bubba Wallace played in a virtual match of NFL where he won despite being the “weakest link”

Bubba Wallace does not consider him to be good at the NFL. After all, he’s a NASCAR driver. However, one time he did get to play an NFL match, well, at least virtually.


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The game was scheduled between AFC Pro Bowl and the official NFC Pro Bowl teams on the official NFL game made by EA Sports called Madden NFL 21. Wallace who ended up playing for the NFC team managed to get his team to win with a decisive 32-12.

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After the game, Wallace stated, “I thought I was the weakest link going into it. But ended up being the, I wouldn’t say the MVP since Kyler got it, but I think I should’ve gotten the MVP!”


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Considering that Wallace is a NASCAR driver, his overall game was pretty solid, and he seemed to enjoy it a lot as well. But since this was a virtual game, who knows how he would actually fare when he is out on the field in person?



Srijan Mandal

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Srijan Mandal is a NASCAR author at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Master’s in Journalism and has been writing for his own blog as well, covering NASCAR, F1, F2, W Series, MotoGP, DTM, IndyCar, WRC, and WEC. Following motorsports for more than a decade, he has become a devout supporter of McLaren Racing, Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Bubba Wallace, Sir Lewis Hamilton, and Ayrton Senna.

Edited By: Ranvijay Singh