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Name: Tom Brady                                                                       
Born: 3 August 1977 San Mateo, California                                             
Thomas Edward Brady, Jr. (born August 3, 1977) is an American football                 
quarterback for the New England Patriots of the National Football League. After       
playing college football at Michigan, Brady was drafted by the Patriots in the         
sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft.                                                     
Due to his strong performances both in the regular season and the postseason (1       
NFL MVP, 2 Super Bowl MVPs), Brady is widely regarded as one of the best               
quarterbacks of his era. He has played in four Super Bowls, winning three of           
them (XXXVI, XXXVIII, XXXIX). He has also won two Super Bowl MVP awards (XXXVI         
and XXXVIII), has been invited to four Pro Bowls, and holds the NFL record for         
most touchdown passes in a single regular season. Brady was named as Sports           
Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year, in 2005. He also helped set the record for       
the longest consecutive win streak in NFL history with 21 straight wins over two       
In 2007, he became the first quarterback to go 16-0 during the regular season.         
He was named "Sportsman of the Year" by The Sporting News for the second time in       
his career. He was also named the NFL MVP, as well as Male Athlete of the             
Year by the Associated Press, the first time he has received that honor, and the       
first time an NFL player has been honored since Joe Montana won in 1990.