NFL star Tom Brady suffered the first consecutive three-game loss in the last 20 years of his career as his father watched from the stands.
The hits keep coming for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback, amid reports that he and his supermodel wife Gisele Bündchen hired 13 years after they said, “Yeah, divorce lawyers.”
The heavy loss comes as news broke this week that Bündchen, 42, had reportedly given Brady an ultimatum threatening to end their marriage.
Brady, 45, and his team returned home on Thursday to play against the Baltimore Ravens after a heavy loss to the Carolina Panthers last week. His father Tom Brady Sr. appeared at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa to support the quarterback, but his wife Bündchen was nowhere to be seen.
The couple, who share two children, have been separated since they reportedly had a huge fight over Brady’s announcement that he would not be retiring, and many speculate that this was the cause of their ongoing breakup.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady suffered the heavy game loss on Thursday amid reports that he and wife Gisele Bündchen have hired divorce lawyers 13 years after saying ‘I do’
Gisele Bündchen was spotted without her wedding ring when it was revealed she’d reportedly hired Florida’s top divorce attorney after her relationship with Brady turned ‘very nasty’
The heavy loss on Thursday comes as Bundchen reportedly issued Brady an ultimatum threatening to end their marriage.
“Gisele has told Tom he’s either leaving football to spend time with the family or she’s gone for good,” a source said. we weekly, according to page six.
“She doesn’t want him to stay injured and not be able to enjoy life in the future. She does it for her family.’
The couple’s marriage seemingly began to unravel after they reportedly got into an argument over his decision to ‘cance’ his football career.
“Gisele has always been the one with the kids,” an insider explained at the time. “They had agreed that he would retire to focus on the family, but then he changed his mind.”
Brady shares children Benjamin, 14, and Vivian, 9, with Bündchen and also has an older son, Jack, 15, with ex Bridget Moynahan.
Earlier this year, the Tampa Bay star briefly retired, but in a shocking turn of events, announced he was returning after just 40 days.
It was reported this month that Bündchen has reportedly hired Florida’s top divorce attorney after her relationship with Brady became “very annoying.”
The supermodel is said to have started preparing for the long fight by hiring Tom Sasser, whose previous clients are Tiger Woods and Jeff Gordon.
Bündchen was spotted shopping without her diamond wedding ring earlier this month – as rumors of her marriage continued to circulate. Earlier this week, Brady was also seen without a ring.
Sources told Page six the addition of divorce lawyers has made the stressful divorce “become very annoying between Tom and Gisele.”
“They are ready to fight,” the source said. “It will take some time to distribute their immense wealth and possessions all over the world.”
The high-profile couple is said to be on neutral grounds regarding their two shared children Benjamin, 12, and Vivian, nine, who opt for joint custody. Brady also has another son Jack, 15, with ex Bridget Moynahan.
The couple are reportedly not arguing over their shared children Benjamin, 12, and Vivian, nine. They have reportedly decided on joint custody
Bündchen has been jet-setting lately while Brady hangs out in Miami during football season. They have been living separately since they reportedly had a huge row over Brady’s announcement that he would not be retiring, and many speculate that this was the cause of their ongoing breakup.
He had initially retired from his football career, in part to focus on his family – as he promised to spend more time with them as Gisele “deserves what she needs from me as a husband, and my children deserve what they need from me.” like a dad.’
However, a source confirmed to DailyMail.com in late September that their physical separation was unaffected by Brady’s move to rejoin his beloved sport.
The mother-of-two briefly mentioned her feelings on the subject in an interview with Elle magazine in September, revealing: “I feel very fulfilled, as a mother and as a wife. And now it’s my turn.’
Giselle added: ‘I’ve done my part, that’s [to] be for it [Tom]. I moved to Boston and focused on creating a cocoon and loving environment for my children to grow up in and support him and his dreams.
“Watching my kids succeed and become the beautiful little people they are, see him succeed and be fulfilled in his career – it makes me happy.
“At this point in my life I feel like I did a good job. I have a huge list of things I need to do, things I want to do. At 42 I feel more connected to my goal.’
The couple’s marriage seemingly began to unravel after they reportedly got into an argument over his decision to ‘cance’ his football career. Pictured: The couple at the Met Gala in 2017
Despite the troubled relationship, Brady announced that he had no plans to retire in the near future. He said: ‘I love the sport, and I love the teammates, and I want to do a great job for this team, as I always have. No pension in my future.’
His wife of 13 has not attended a single game of Brady’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers this season.
Brady announced that he would be retiring in February, only to turn around and reverse the decision a few weeks later.
“There have been problems in the marriage because of his decision not to retire. Gisele has always been the one with the kids,” the source told Page Six. “They had agreed that he would retire to focus on the family, but then he changed his mind.”
Brady recently admitted that it was difficult for him to balance work and home life.
In addition to marital problems and game losses, the power couple’s Miami mansion has been shut down due to Hurricane Ian.
Photos show the Miami power couple’s mansion is still under construction, though it was recently shut down due to the devastation caused by Hurricane Ian
The two set out to build a forever home for themselves and their children in the Indian Creek Country Club community in Miami.
The total cost of the home is expected to be close to $30 million, as they paid $17 million for the land and another $10.12 million in construction costs for the custom mansion, according to the Post.
Rumor has it that Brady and Bündchen are assessing how they would allocate their assets, including their real estate portfolio.