“He Just Grabbed Me… I Was Kinda Leaving”: Patrick Mahomes Shed Light On His Incredible Interaction With NFL GOAT Tom Brady After He Got Torched By The Former Patriots QB

Published 08/25/2022, 5:30 AM EDT

The NFL marquees, Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes, have faced each other five times in different games. And after every matchup, the Kansas City Chiefs QB always had new takeaways. Comparing the seven-time Super Bowl-winning champ to a young fireball can be unfair. Indeed, Mahomes thinks he is nowhere near the highly experienced Tom Brady. Although they faced each other in matchups where Mahomes lost, he still looks up to the NFL GOAT. Also, the MVP-winning Chiefs shot caller opened up about an interaction he had with Brady.

The Kansas City Chiefs lost the overtimes time game against the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship. That game brought the Patriots closer to their third consecutive Super Bowl.

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Patrick Mahomes explains the encounter with Brady. Chiefs QB said“He just grabbed me after the game. I was kind of leaving the stadium and they had obviously been celebrating going to the Super Bowl. He just talked about how he respected how I did everything the right way and stuff like that. It’s just cool to have a guy of that stature who’s won championships.” Mahomes adds, “It seems like year in and year out that has respect for your game as much as you have respect for his. It was definitely a cool experience that I was able to know that I was doing things the right way early in my career.” 

Patrick Mahomes calls Brady a “global star”

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It is no surprise that fans consider the 22 seasons player an elite star. Even Patrick Mahomes, who had rivaled Tom Brady, thinks the GOAT has no competition. “He’s someone that’s a global star,” Mahomes said about Brady.

Tom Brady of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in action against the New York Jets at MetLife Stadium on January 02, 2022 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Credit: Getty Images

The Grim Reaper picks up many inspirational qualities from the Tampa Bay quarterback. Along with appreciating his achievements on the field, he also admires that the experienced player manages to spend time with his family.

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Although Mahomes is young and has still considerable time to reach the proficiency level of Brady, he is making some serious moves in the game. The young Chiefs QB won his first Super Bowl at 24; the same age Tampa Tom drove New England to the Lombardi Trophy. Therefore, the future is certainly bright for the young QB.

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Neha Joshi

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Neha Joshi is an NFL writer at Essentially Sports. She is pursuing her postgraduate degree in English Literature from R.D National, Mumbai.

Edited By: Gurjyot Singh Dadial

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