Cristiano Ronaldo ‘inspires’ Tom Brady from retirement


Manchester United fans believe Cristiano Ronaldo might have had something to do with Tom Brady’s shock decision to reverse his retirement from the NFL.

Brady was in attendance at Old Trafford on Saturday to see Ronaldo score a wonderful hat-trick in United’s 3-2 win over Tottenham.

Just a few days later, the 44 year-old quarterback did a U-turn on the retirement announcement he made last month.

“These past two months I’ve realized my place is still on the field and not in the stands,”Brady posted on Twitter.

“That time will come. But it’s not now. I love my teammates, and I love my supportive family. They make it all possible. I’m coming back for my 23rd season in Tampa.

“Unfinished business.”

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady
Tom Brady will make his 23rd NFL return.

Brady is widely regarded as the greatest quarterback ever, winning a record seven Super Bowls. The timing of his decision has also intrigued football fans.

Now, go back to Saturday. The Tampa Bay Buccaneer was at Old Trafford pitch to meet Ronaldo and congratulate him for his exceptional performance.

To be recognized by FIFA as the greatest goal scorer of all time, the Portuguese star achieved 807 career goals and was thrilled to meet Brady.

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Tom Brady
Cristiano Ronaldo and Tom Brady met at Old Trafford Saturday

“Always a pleasure and a privilege to share some thoughts and ideas with another GOAT…”Ronaldo posted a picture of Brady and himself on social media.

Social media is abuzz with speculation about the nature of the conversation between them.

Could 37-year-old Ronaldo’s performance have inspired a re-think? United fans are certain to agree.

“Watching the goat playing made him come back for sure @Cristiano lol,”Tino Best, a former West Indies fast bowler, wrote the following tweet.

“Tom Brady watched Ronaldo score a hat trick and now he wants to get back to the NFL ?? It’s that SIMPLE…”A second fan was added.

“CR7 convinced him,”One more.

Tom Brady
Tom Brady saw Cristiano Ronaldo score against Spurs a hat-trick

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“Brady attends a Man U match, Ronaldo casually scores a hat trick, Brady un-retires 24 hours later. #goats are contagious!”One commenter

“Ronaldo really inspired Tom Brady to come out of retirement. Real GOATS never lose the passion for the game,”One concluded.

“If Tom Brady Went to go watch Messi instead of Ronaldo yesterday He still would’ve been in retirement,”A Ronaldo fan joked.

While we might never know the truth of it, it seems that age doesn’t seem to be an obstacle for elite sportsmen.