Tom Brady, considered the best player in NFL history, admitted on Tuesday that he was anxious as he will be at Gillette Stadium for the first time as a fan next Sunday, where the new Home of the New England Patriots, with whom he won six Super Bowls.
“I’ve never been to that stadium like this.I went there as a player, once as a competitor, now I go there as a real fan. I’m so excited and I’m so thankful to everyone,” the “quarterback” said via his podcast “Let’s Go! ” said.
Brady, who retired last February, will receive a tribute for his 20 years in New England ahead of the Patriots’ game against the NFC champion Philadelphia Eagles in the first week of the 2023 NFL season.
The 15-time Pro Bowl pick recalled that when he left New England for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he only returned to Gillette Stadium as an opponent, so Sunday will be a memorable experience for him.
“I love the game and I love the Patriots, so I’m going back to that stadium. Took my kids, my family and many friends and it was truly a beautiful experience that I will keep forever.’ emphasized one who was born 46 years ago in San Mateo, California.
In the 2000 draft, Tom Brady was selected by the New England Patriots with the 199th pick in the sixth round.
In 20 seasons, he led coach Bill Belichick’s teams to six Vince Lombardi Trophies, nine Americas Conference (AFC) championships and 17 East champion.
As the best player in NFL history and a future Hall of Famer, he won another Super Bowl with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Ever since the Patriots announced last May that they would honor Brady in their home opener, Tickets become the most expensive tickets for the 2023 season.
The average price of sold-out tickets is $807, $300 more than the Week 5 game between the Dallas Cowboys and the San Francisco 49ers at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. Dollars, one of the most anticipated games of the season, has an average price of $501.
When does the 2023-2024 NFL season start?
The next NFL season kicks off on Thursday, September 7 with a matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Detroit Lions.