After years as their biggest cheerleader, Gisele Bundchen was ready for the husband Tom Brady leaving the NFL behind, a source tells exclusively We weekly.
“Gisele was not happy when Tom retired from the NFL after such a short time,” says the source. “There is tension between them. “
The source adds that the 45-year-old quarterback is “doing everything he can to make it up” to the 42-year-old model.
“They’re working things out and trying to get out the other side,” says the source.
Brady announced his plans to return for his 23rd NFL season just six weeks after he said in February that he was done with the sport.
“These last two months I have realized that my place is still on the field and not in the stands,” the Tampa Bay Buccaneers star wrote on social media on March 13. “That time will come. But it is not now. I love my teammates and I love my family who supports me. They make it all possible. I will be back for my 23rd season in Tampa. Unfinished business LFG.”
At the time, Bündchen publicly supported her husband, writing, “Here we go again! Come on darling! Come on Bucks!” in the comments of her Instagram post.
Months later, speculation about their marriage, which the couple has yet to comment on publicly, surfaced when Brady was “excused” from preseason training to handle “some personal stuff” in August.
When the athlete returned after 11 days, he gave reporters a cryptic explanation.
It’s all personal, you know. Everybody has different situations that they’re dealing with,” Brady said on Aug. 27. “We all have really unique challenges in our life. I’m 45 years old, man. There’s a lot going on, so you just have to figure life out the best you can. It’s an ongoing process.”
Brady and Bündchen, who married in 2009, share two children: Benjamin, 12, and Vivian, 9. He is also the father of Jack, 15, whom he shares with ex Bridget Moynah. the Blue blood The actress made it clear that she was okay with Brady not hanging up his shoes earlier this year.
“Thank God I had no idea what I was going to do with my Sundays,” Moynahan wrote via Instagram at the time. “Congratulations @tombrady, so proud of you!”
Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers kick off their 23rd season on Sunday, September 11, facing the Cowboys in Dallas.