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Post Retirement Tom Brady Is More Interested in This “Softer” Sport Rather Than His Beloved Football, Due to Personal Reasons

Published 04/15/2023, 5:11 AM EDT

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Ever since his retirement from the NFL, life has been moving at a feasible pace for seven time Super Bowl champ Tom Brady. After a fast-paced career of 23 seasons in the league, Brady hung up his cleats earlier this year to focus on other aspects of his life. But the 45-year-old QB still stays connected with the world of sports. After collaborating with the HERTZ-sponsored JOTA sports car team, Brady also made an investment in the WNBA team, the Las Vegas Aces.

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Now, after making investments to improve the quality of sports for others, Tom Brady has shown his interest in another sport, as it involves another member of the Brady lineage. 

Tom Brady congratulates his niece on her softball achievement


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Apart from the GOAT himself, the Brady lineage has another rising star in the family in Softball. TB12’s niece Maya Brady. Maya is making a name for herself in the field of softball, just like her NFL legend uncle. The UCLA softball star is one of the best performers on the pitch, and this performance has earned her a spot in the USA softball team for the WBSC world cup in Dublin. TB12 took to social media to congratulate his niece on her glorious sporting achievement.

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In the Instagram story shared by Tom Brady, we see him write ‘congratulations’ under a post shared by UCLA Softball on Maya Brady. She along with teammates Megan Faraimo and Ally Carda will be a part of the USA’s team for the world cup.


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As Maya prepares for the next big step in her softball career, she is a standout performer right from the start of her college days.

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With the way she is playing at the moment, it seems like Maya is on her way to being the next generational talent in the field of sports for the Brady household. She had a batting average of.365 in her freshman year, leading the team with 7 home runs. Following an outstanding red-shirt freshman year in 2021, they named her to the first-team All-PAC-12 and NFCA first-team All-American. For the 2023 season, she already has a.813 batting average, setting the bar high for herself by recording 10 hits in 10 consecutive at-bats to tie a program record. 


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As she now prepares to take charge during the softball world cup, fans will be waiting in excitement to see the next generational talent of the Bradys shine brightly, just like how Tom did in the NFL.

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Written by:

Priyam Hazarika


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Priyam Hazarika is a ‘freshman’ at EssentiallySports. He was picked in the latest round of ‘ES Draft’ when we picked young writers with plenty of passion for NFL writing. Still in his early days, Priyam is driven by the words of wisdom from one of the greatest NFL coaches, Vince Lombardi: “Winning is not everything — but making the effort to win is.
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Abigail Kevichusa