He apparently denied they were an item in an interview from earlier this year.
But Gisele Bündchen remained close to the orbit of hulking jiu-jitsu instructor Joaquim Valente during an outing on Saturday.
The 43-year-old model and ex-wife of Tom Brady was spotted arriving at Valente’s gym in Miami wearing a workout-ready ensemble.
Despite her protests, she and the martial artist seemed closer than ever after he took the unusual step of picking her up at Miami International Airport when her flight arrived in the early hours of Friday morning.
She looked fresh and ready the next day when she was seen getting out of her SUV wearing a white tank top that highlighted her toned arms.
Training hour: Gisele Bundchen, 43, was seen arriving at her jiu-jitsu trainer Joaquim Valente’s Miami gym on Saturday.
A good friend: Despite rejecting claims that she’s dating the martial artist, he was the one who picked her up at the Miami airport the night before.
Gisele contrasted the top with an understated ensemble of dark blue leggings that emphasized her long, slender legs.
She completed the sporty ensemble with gray sneakers and carried an aquamarine water bottle with her, as well as a gray bag slung over her shoulder.
The Brazilian beauty had her long dirty blonde hair pulled back in a ponytail and sported a natural face.
He was refocusing on fitness after taking a vacation in his home country of Brazil.
Joaquim is also a native of the South American country.
While Gisele was enjoying the delights of Brazil, her ex-husband Tom was traveling through Africa with their daughter to celebrate her 46th birthday.
In a recent interview with brazilian fashionGisele reflected on the difficulties of getting divorced under the public eye.
“Breakups are never easy, especially when there’s an entire outlet speculating every step of the way,” he told the magazine.
“I have always trusted that every situation, no matter how challenging, has something to teach us and it happens for our growth.”
Rumors about Gisele and Joaquim have been circulating since November, fueled by their frequent public sightings together, including on trips to Costa Rica.
Athletic style: Gisele was dressed casually in a white tank top with dark blue leggings
On point: She completed the sporty look with gray sneakers and an aquamarine water bottle, as well as a gray handbag.
Gisele has taken a dismissive attitude towards the reports, telling the April issue of vanity fair: “I think that, at this point, unfortunately, because I’m divorced, I’m sure they’re going to try to tie me to anything.”
Meanwhile, Tom is currently being linked to Russian model Irina Shayk, whose dating history includes Cristiano Ronaldo, Bradley Cooper, and Kanye West.
Gisele and Tom married in February 2009 and together they welcomed two children into the world: Benjamin, 13, and Vivian, 10.
The power couple announced their divorce last October after a spate of reports that their marriage was on the brink of collapse.
Gisele was claimed to have been furious at Tom’s shock decision not to retire from the NFL, just a month after he quit football to spend more time with his family.
“Obviously, I have my concerns: this is a very violent sport, and I have my children and I would like him to be more present.” I’ve definitely had those conversations with him over and over again,” she said. elle shortly before their separation was made public.
“But ultimately, I feel like everyone has to make a decision that works for (them). He also needs to follow the joy of him, ”added Gisele.
Tom initially announced his departure from the NFL during the 2022 offseason, only to quickly pull off a whirlwind and return to pro football a month later.
Back home again: She was refocusing on fitness after taking a vacation in her home country of Brazil.
Spotlight: In a recent interview with Vogue Brasil, Gisele reflected on the difficulties of getting divorced in the public eye. “Breakups are never easy, especially when there’s an entire media outlet speculating every step of the way,” she said.
During his brief tenure in the NFL, their marriage fell apart, and in February, Tom announced he was retiring yet again.
In the April issue of Vanity Fair, Gisele slammed the “hurtful” speculation that she had forced Tom to choose between her and the NFL.
She insisted that she always “wanted all her dreams to come true” and that they broke up simply because they “distanced themselves” and ultimately wanted “different things.”
“If there is a person I want to be the happiest in the world, it is him, believe me,” Gisele said. ‘I want you to achieve and conquer.’