Tom Brady is a name to reckon with in the world of the NFL. Passing yards, completions, touchdown passes, or games started, the man has got numbers that seem too good to be true in almost all facets of the game. Not long ago, Tom Brady shocked the NFL world when he announced that he is retiring from the sport.
It felt like an era has ended. However, Brady shocked the world yet again when he decided to return to his favorite sport in a matter of weeks. and is now all set to lead the Bucs in the coming season.
“Welcome to the club of former players who earn more in media than they did as competitive athletes”: Andrew Hawkins on Tom Brady
Moreover, what comes as another surprise, Tom recently signed a massive 10-year deal with Fox Sports that will go down as one of the biggest in sports broadcasting history. As reported by Fox News, after Tom finally decides to call it quits, he will step into the commentary box and in return, he’ll take home around $375 million.
As soon as the news of Brady’s contract started making rounds on social media, innumerable reactions poured in. However, former Wide Receiver Andrew Hawkins’ Tweet on Brady’s deal probably got more attention than any other comment.
“I’d like to take the time to welcome Tom Brady into the very exclusive club of former players who get paid more in media after retirement than they did as competitive athletes,” he claimed and went on to congratulate him after stating that he had a rather mediocre career.
“There is no shame in having a mediocre NFL career. Congrats,” the Tweet further read. As expected, the Tweet went viral and fans started reacting in numbers.