You might know the Cinderella story of quarterback Tom Brady. Chosen 199th in the 2000 NFL Draft, Brady guided the New England Patriots to six Super Bowl titles. He won another with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this year at age 43. He is considered by many to be the G.O.A.T.
Which is exactly why his shirtless photo from the NFL scouting combine in 2000, along with a brutal evaluation, always circulates around the time of the NFL Draft, which began Thursday.
Brady did his best to deal with the trolling. “Annual ‘Post Tom’s Shirtless Combine Photo on Twitter’ Day. My favorite,” he wrote with All-Pro sarcasm on Thursday.
Though Brady can beat the Kansas City Chiefs in the big game, he can’t beat the Internet.
His haters and admirers were out in force to respond: