According to Brady, the two meet some 16 years ago when the Trump Organization hired him to help judge the 2002 Miss USA pageant. "We've played golf together many, many times and I've always had a good time with him," Brady said in 2016."He's been a friend of mine."Trump was apparently equally impressed with Brady, who had just led the Patriots to victory at Super Bowl XXXVI, when they first met.Brady has been the quarterback of the New England Patriots of the NFL for 16 seasons.
If you thought Tom Brady’s net worth was unbelievable, wait till you check out Tiger Woods’ net worth.In recent months, President Donald Trump hasn't had a lot of nice things to say about the National Football League (NFL).When a number of players kneeled in protest during the National Anthem he called them "sons of b*tches," and when the league implemented new concussion protocol he called them soft and accused them of "ruining the game." So it might come as a surprise to learn that Trump was once fairly good friends with Tom Brady, the quarterback for the New England Patriots.While Brady has not kneeled during the National Anthem himself, he has linked arms with his teammates who do in a public show of unity.In an interview with WEEI, Brady also disagreed with Trump's remarks."I certainly disagree with what he said," the Patriots quarterback said. I believe in bringing people together and respect and love and trust."This year, Trump decided to break with tradition and forgo the president's traditional Super Bowl interview with the network broadcasting the game, according to sources at both NBC and CNN."I thought it was just divisive." Brady went on to say he wanted to support his teammates. Which means we might not get the opportunity to hear which team he's rooting for.Initially, Brady seemed excited for his friend's presidential bid, telling reporters at one point that he hoped Trump would win because "there'd be a putting green on the White House lawn." But as Trump's campaign became more divisive and controversial, Brady appeared to back away.Although the quarterback dodged questions regarding how he voted in the 2016 presidential election, he was spotted with one of the Trump campaign's signature "Make America Great Again" hats back in 2015.While Trump and Brady are both public figures people either love or love to hate, their relationship seems to stir a lot of mixed emotions in folks.What are the 40-year-old quarterback and a 71-year-old real estate mogul turned politician bonding about?"If one thing stands out about Tom Brady," Trump reportedly told The two, according to Brady's own admission, have "spent a lot of time golfing together" over the years."In my younger days when I would have more time that I could spend doing those types of things, before there were kids, we spent a lot of time golfing together and so forth," he told WEEI.Last year, however, Trump's criticism of NFL players who kneeled during the National Anthem in protest of social and racial injustices also seemed to cause tension between the friends.