When Tom Brady takes the field Sunday in his 23rd NFL season, many fans are wondering if his wife Gisele Bundchen will be in the stands cheering him on.
According to a source quoted by US Weekly, the 42-year-old supermodel was less than happy with the 45-year-old defender’s return to the pitch.
“Gisele was not happy when Tom left the NFL on such short notice,” the insider said. “There is a tension between them.”
The outfit: When Tom Brady, 45, takes the field Sunday in his 23rd NFL season, many fans are wondering if his wife, Gisele Bundchen, 42, will be in the stands cheering him on
The source continued: “They are working things out and trying to come out the other side.”
The seven-time Super Bowl winner was suspended from the preseason in August to deal with some “personal matters.”
“It’s all personal, you know.” MVP responded to a question about his absence on August 27th. “Everyone has different situations that they deal with.”
Kickoff: The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are set to open the season against the Dallas Cowboys in their first game of the season
Not retired: The Super Bowl MVP announced his retirement after the Super Bowl, but changed his mind and decided to return to the field, explaining, “I realized my place is still on the field, not in the stands.”
“We all have really unique challenges. I am 45 years old, a guy. There’s a lot of f**king going on, so you just have to understand life as best you can. It’s an ongoing process.”
Father of three, Benjamin, 12, and Vivian, 9, with Giselle. His eldest son, Jack, 15, is from his relationship with ex-girlfriend Bridget Moynihan.
Earlier this year, Brady surprised fans when he changed his mind about leaving the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Tension: The decision to return to the game has caused tension between the couple, who have been married since 2009 / New York photo, March 2008
Tension: Gisele has publicly supported the decision, but a source told US Weekly: “Gisele was not happy when Tom left the NFL on such short notice. There is a tension between them.” /Pictured Tampa, Florida, February 2021
“Over the past two months, I’ve realized that my place is still on the field, not in the stands,” the QB wrote in a March 13 social media post. “That time will come. But it is not now. I love my teammates and my supportive family. They make it all possible. I am returning for my 23rd season in Tampa. Unfinished business LFG.’
His wife seemed to support the decision, replying: “Here we go again! Let’s love! Let’s go Bucks!’
In May, Bündchen explained why parenting with a professional athlete isn’t the “fairy tale” most people imagine.
Personal issues: Tom was released from pre-season training, explaining that “we all have unique issues in our lives. I am 45 years old, a guy. There’s a lot of f**king going on, so you just have to understand life as best you can
In a candid interview with British Vogue, the mom-of-two explained that “it takes work to be really in sync with anyone, especially when you have kids.”
“His focus is on his career, I’m mostly on the kids,” she explained. “And I’m so grateful that he lets me take the reins when it comes to our family. He trusts my decisions.”
The Brazilian beauty went on to explain how successful relationships “don’t just happen” and recalled times when they didn’t always see eye to eye.
Honestly: In May, Bündchen explained why parenting a professional athlete isn’t the ‘fairy tale’ most people imagine
“I remember at first he wasn’t thrilled about home births,” she told the magazine. “He said, ‘You’re not going to do it because you’re going to die.’
Eventually, after showing him some home birth videos, she says he was hooked.
“I made it clear that this is my body and I will decide how I give birth,” said the model.
Healthy marriage: In a candid interview with British Vogue, the 45-year-old supermodel explained that “it takes work to be connected to someone, especially when you have kids.”
In her memoir Lessons: My Path to a Meaningful Life, the author noted that parenting alone, as he trains up to 12 hours a day, took a toll on their marriage.
Brady previously opened up about Giselle’s feelings about his long football career during a 2017 interview with SiriusXM following his fifth Super Bowl win with his former team, the New England Patriots.
“If it was up to my wife, she would retire today,” he admitted at the time. – She told me this three times last night. And I said, “Too bad baby, I’m having too much fun right now.”