New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady won’t be getting another Super Bowl ring this year, but he does have Gisele Bundchen to cheer him up.
Brady, 29, whose Patriots were knocked out of the NFL playoffs this weekend, and Bundchen, 26, “started dating just before Christmas,” a source confirms to PEOPLE.
October 2006 - February 2009Supermodel Gisele Bundchen started dating New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady in late 2006.
In the video, the Brazilian supermodel looks at a red carpet photo of herself with her husband from the Met Gala several years ago and gushes over Brady. The standout athlete then noted that his relationship with his wife, 35, is solid now.
"And it's great to have that rock that you can always lean on that can support you in different ways that you need to." Like her husband, Bundchen also alluded to marital issues in a November 2015 interview.
"I think we've been through a few tough times together," the mom of Benjamin, 6, and Vivian, 3, told CBS This Morning last fall.
"I'm blessed to find this life partner that we all kind of seek at different times in our life," the New England Patriots player shared. We've been through a lot of ups and downs together, and in so many ways, that's kind of built our relationship so strong." exclusively reported last September that the A-listers hit a rough patch following his Deflategate scandal.
"Tom’s become very nasty and irritable and started acting out on her," a source said of the 2015 Super Bowl MVP at the time.
Gisele and Tom eventually got engaged and married in 2009.