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Gisele Asks Tom Brady A Notable Question Every Offseason

tom brady and his wife, gisele, celebrate after the super bowl

ATLANTA, GA - FEBRUARY 03: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots kisses his wife Gisele Bündchen after the Super Bowl LIII against the Los Angeles Rams at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on February 3, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. The New England Patriots defeat the Los Angeles Rams 13-3. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Few in NFL history have displayed the kind of commitment to their craft that Tom Brady did over the course of his 22-year career.

That type of work ethic comes at a cost though, as Seth Wickersham outlined in a piece on ESPN.com. Revealing the toll it took on Brady's wife Gisele Bundchen and their family.

Per Wickersham:

For years, Gisele Bundchen has been clear in her public stance that she would prefer that her husband walk away. In private, she is more blunt," he wrote. "She was similarly the best in the world at her craft and retired to help the family. During the season, she lived in Boston, in the cold and dark, a big city that got small really fast if you happened to be famous, to say nothing of a global celebrity." "In the offseason, she would ask her husband, 'Is this a Tommy day or a family day?' It was often a Tommy day," Wickersham continued. "In a sense, it is remarkable that Tommy Brady from Portola Drive in San Mateo possessed an ambition so vast that he could marry the world’s most famous model and not only eclipse her career but publicly decline her wishes."

"After the Bucs beat the Kansas City Chiefs for the Lombardi trophy, the first thing she said to her husband was, 'What more do you have to prove?' He managed to dodge answering, and earlier this year, he signed an extension and started to speak of playing into his 50s."

With so many "Tommy Days" since he and Gisele started dating in 2006, it appears the 44-year-old is ready to fully dive into being the family man that his loved ones deserve.