Watch: Tom Brady’s trash-talk just as legendary as his play
Tom Brady is the greatest competitor to ever take the field, it’s why he’s known as the GOAT. It’s to the point where it isn’t even just in the sport of football, but sports as a whole. With that comes being equally great in the art of trash-talking. Fortunately, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the ones currently reaping the benefits of his greatness.
After Tom Brady left the New England Patriots to sign with the Buccaneers, the landmark moment in Tampa Bay, and NFL, history was followed shortly by the genesis of his emerging social media presence. Naturally, the greatest of all time is pretty much as legendary on the internet as he is on the field.
Probably the biggest aspect of Brady that makes him so great is that he doesn’t see himself as competing with his NFL contemporaries. He sees himself as competing with the greatest athletic winners to ever live, namely Michael Jordan. It makes sense, considering Brady and Jordan are the two most competitive humans to ever walk the Earth.
Coincidentally, just like Jordan, Brady has quite the knack for golf. In this year’s edition of The Match, Brady will team with Aaron Rodgers to take on Josh Allen and Patrick Mahomes in a golf showcase of the two best quarterbacks of the bypassing generation, and the two quarterbacks seen as the ones to carry the torch into the next generation.
In a skills challenge hyping the event, Brady wasn’t going to miss a golden opportunity to talk trash. Thanks to Bleacher Report, we are able to enjoy the moment in all of its glory.
In fairness, spot the lie.
The best trash talk is the kind that’s funny, yet still has elements of truth in it. This certainly has all of that and in spades. What also makes this so great is that Aaron Rodgers is supposedly on Brady’s side for the event, and even he is on the receiving end of the wrath. There comes a time in every person’s life where they reach an age where they don’t really care what they say anymore. By NFL standards, Brady has been at that age for about a decade now, so it’s no wonder this was such an ether.
We can’t possibly talk about this without also pointing out the loyalty of Mike Evans to the Buccaneers. He’s had his fair share of both ups and downs in Tampa Bay, and while trees are switching places like square dancers, Evans has stayed loyal. Time will tell what happens with Stefon Diggs. So, while this is about Brady, we can’t not throw that out there.
Thank goodness Tom Brady came out of retirement, so we can enjoy more moments of his greatness on and off the field as an active player so he can keep that competitive fire going. While he should be equally legendary in the announcer’s booth upon retirement, moments like this are just too good. Here’s to more legendary moments on the field for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this upcoming season, and possibly beyond.