7-Year-Old Kid Made Tom Brady Cry During Super Bowl Media Day With A Simple Question That Made The GOAT Think Of His Dad

Published 06/19/2022, 4:15 PM EDT

There aren’t many times when you see your favourite celebrities tear up during press conferences. However, Tom Brady had his moment. The NFL legend got emotional when a 7-year-old kid asked him a simple, yet moving question. When asked about who his hero is, the 7x Super Bowl Champion became emotional while mentioning his dad and how he looks up to him every day.

Tom Brady said, “It’s a great question. Well, I think my dad is my hero because he is someone I look up to every day. And (choking up), my dad!” Moreover, the media was taken by surprise since nobody had ever seen Brady getting emotional after being asked a question.

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ATLANTA, GEORGIA – FEBRUARY 03: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots and Tom Brady Sr. celebrate his 13-3 win over the Los Angeles Rams after the Super Bowl LIII at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on February 03, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Additionally, on being asked why did he get emotional; the QB said, “You just have different things that your family goes through in the course of your life. It’s been a challenging year for my family, just for some personal reasons.”

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The future Hall of Famer has a special appreciation for his beloved father when it comes to family. He has been a guiding light in Brady’s life throughout his career. Even at the age of 44, the Bucs QB looks up to his father every day.

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Consequently, his father admires what Brady has achieved in his celebrated career. Even when he announced his retirement, Tom Brady Sr. leapt to his defense. He said, ” He had time to reflect with his family, you know, (on) what gives him the greatest joy in his life; and they all agreed that this is the path forward that works best for the Brady family.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) poses for a photo with his parents, Tom and Galynn Brady, in Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2012, in Indianapolis. The Patriots are scheduled to face the New York Giants in NFL football Super Bowl XLVI on Feb. 5. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

He added saying, “He is happy as can be … It just took a little bit of time to sort this thing out. I mean, he’s kind of in uncharted territory … Not very many people get to make this decision at 44 years of age, going on 45.”

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Although he announced his comeback, he is far from being under the shadows anymore. With the next season around the ropes, he is ready to give it his best and win his 8th Super Bowl.

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Ayush Jha

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Ayush Jha is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. He is a current graduate of the University of Delhi and has worked on publishing academic research in the past. To fulfill his enthusiasm for covering sports, he started following the NFL and developed a keen interest.

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