Tom Brady seals the deal with Fox Sports post-NFL
Los Angeles, California - It looks like Tom Brady won't be too far from the NFL action when he inevitably hangs up his pads for good.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback will be joining the Fox Sports team as an analyst when his playing career ends, according to a tweet posted by Fox Sports NFL.
The 44-year-old athlete retweeted the initial announcement, saying he's "excited" for the opportunity, but noted there's "a lot of unfinished business on the field with the @Buccaneers #LFG."
Fox CEO Lachlan Murdoch reportedly broke the news during a corporate investor call. According to ESPN, Brady will call games with help from play-by-play announcer Kevin Burkhardt.
Not only that, but the seven-time Super Bowl champion quarterback will also serve as an "ambassador" for Fox with a keen focus on "client and promotional initiatives."
"We are delighted that Tom has committed to joining the Fox team and wish him all the best during this upcoming season," Murdoch said.
Brady turned heads when he announced his retirement in February, only to reverse course one month later after realizing his "place is still on the field and not in the stands."
The forthcoming season marks Brady's 23rd season playing in the NFL, and that's a feat worthy of praise.
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