(Los Angeles) NFL star Tom Brady, who at 43 is set to play his 10th Sundaye Super Bowl, with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers against the Kansas City Chiefs, has said he’s considering extending his glorious career beyond 45 years.
“I will certainly consider it,” replied Brady, questioned during a press briefing on this hypothesis, to the extent that his health would allow it. “My involvement must be 100% to continue. But I’ve been very lucky over the years, ”he added, referring to“ the hits, bumps and bruises ”that a player can accumulate over the course of a season.
The all-star quarterback, who will become the oldest player to play in a Super Bowl this weekend, will look to extend his record to seven titles after winning his previous six with the New England Patriots.
“I think I’ll know when it’s time to quit,” said Brady, who joined the Buccaneers last year. “I don’t know when that moment will come, but I think I will know and understand when it does. I could never do things halfway. When I feel like I can’t commit to the team anymore when they need me, it will probably be time to go. ”
Particularity of this Super Bowl, Tampa will receive in its own stadium, a first in 55 editions.
“This is all quite unique. I am happy to sleep in my own bed, to eat good food at home, not to have to travel, to pack my bags etc. I think there are real benefits to it, ”Brady said.
“My family has been out of town for the past six days and they won’t be back until Saturday. The house will have been empty for 12 days, which is the best preparation I have ever had, ”explained Brady, who took the opportunity to focus on video analysis for the game. “The more I study, the more I watch, the more I understand. ”