There are people who are preparing for their future and people who are seizing their future before it comes. Tampa Bay Buccaneers star quarterback, Tom Brady, was a member of the late team. Not only will he play football in the future but he is set again when his career on the field is over. Brady would just move a few hundred feet to the broadcast booth.
READ MORE: Tom Brady gets 10 -year, $ 375 million deal as lead Fox NFL Analyst
On Tuesday, news broke that Brady had signed a ten -year, $ 375 million deal to join Fox Sports as an NFL analyst after retirement. The shocking number pushed him to throw away the salaries of high -profile commentators like Tony Romo and Joe Buck, putting him at the top of some of the highest -paid athletes of all time. Not the highest paid commentators, the highest paid athletes. There is as it is said.
According to the PFF, Brady’s TV deal is the fourth highest amount paid by an athlete, following Lionel Messi ($ 674 million), Patrick Mahomes ($ 503 million), and Mike Trout ($ 426.5 million).
Following the end of his current contract with the Buccaneers at the end of the 2022 season, Brady will accumulate nearly $ 333 million in career revenue from his contracts. Apparently that doesn’t lead to endorsements but it’s crazy to think that his last deal with Fox Sports is likely to be more in value than he has done in his 23 years and counting career on the field.
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This is truly a crazy amount of money, one that averages nearly $ 37.5 million per year and sets the standard for the market when it comes to networks that bring in the most talent to attract viewers. While Brady may not be the star of the show during the broadcasts, you can bet he has an opinion that fans want to hear.
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