WATCH: Rare Video of Serena Williams Sharing a Light-Hearted Moment With Tom Brady Resurfaces

Published 02/02/2022, 2:24 AM EST

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Probably the greatest quarterback of all time, Tom Brady, announced his retirement from the NFL yesterday. The 7-time Super Bowl champion’s announcement shocked the entire world. Brady is widely regarded as the GOAT of NFL. Interestingly, the ‘GOAT’ of tennis, Serena Williams, is also a huge fan of the 44-year-old. 

In 2016, 23-Grand Slam winner Serena Williams met her favorite NFL player Tom Brady, and she posted it on her social media. Not only Serena, many sporting legends from all around the world were big fans of the quarterback. After Brady’s announcement, the video of Williams and Brady’s interaction resurfaced. 


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The time Serena Williams got star-struck after meeting Tom Brady

Serena Williams met Tom Brady in 2016, and it was hilarious to watch. Serena really was in awe and got star-struck after meeting Tom. In that video, Serena said, “Sorry that everyone knows you’re my favorite.” In reply, Tom said, “And you’re mine.”

That was a surreal moment for the tennis star, as she could not believe that she met Tom Brady. Serena said, “the recovery after seeing Tom Brady… Oh My God,”


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WTA recently posted that video on social media, wishing a happy retirement to Tom Brady.

One GOAT retires, but what about the other GOAT?

Tom Brady finally ended his 22-year-old career with his head held high. During his entire career, Brady won six Super Bowls with the New England Patriots and one with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Also, he has five Super Bowl MVP awards in his bag. 

Watch This Story: Tom Brady opens up about retirement through an Instagram post

“This is difficult for me to write, but here it goes: I am not going to make that competitive commitment anymore. I have loved my NFL career, and now it is time to focus my time and energy on other things that require my attention,” Brady wrote on Instagram, ending his NFL career.


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Meanwhile, Serena Williams is currently recovering from an injury she sustained last year at Wimbledon. The 40-year-old has been chasing her 24th Grand Slam title since 2017. However, she was unsuccessful despite coming close a few times.  


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Can Serena win her 24th Grand Slam this year? Let us know in the comments.

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Debkinkar Maity


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Debkinkar Maity is a Tennis Author at EssentiallySports. His desire to become a sports journalist inspired him to take up a degree in journalism and mass communication, and he hasn't looked back ever since. Following the sport for over a decade now, Debkinkar has an ardent love for Roger Federer.
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