NFL News: Tom Brady Super Bowl Jersey Gets Stolen Again, This Time By Rob Gronkowski
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Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots steals Tom Brady’s jersey before the opening day game between the Boston Red Sox and the Pittsburgh Pirates at Fenway Park on April 3, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo : Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
It took six weeks and help from the Federal Bureau of Investigation to found the stolen Tom Brady Super Bowl LI jersey in the hands of a member of the international media. Brady received the jersey on Monday from New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft before it was stolen again later that day.
The FBI found two Tom Brady Super Bowl jerseys in the possession of Martin Mauricio Ortega, a member the international media from Mexico. The stolen jerseys worth more than $500,000 were returned to Brady on Monday, per ESPN.
Tom Brady was in Kraft’s home as he received the jerseys before posing for photographs. The two then proceeded to the Boston Red Sox’s Opening Day game at Fenway Park against the Pittsburgh Pirates. However, his jersey was stolen once before throwing the first pitch of the game.
According to FOX Sports, Rob Gronkowski “stole” Tom Brady’s jersey after showing it off to the fans in attendance. “Gronk” run around the field before getting tackled by his quarterback to recover his jersey for the second time on Monday.
The 39-year-old superstar then proceeded to throw the first pitch that was a little big high and inside. Fans expected a strike from Tom Brady, who was drafted in the 18th round of the 1995 MLB Draft by the Montreal Expos. He was a great baseball player in high school as a catcher for Junipero Serra in San Mateo, California.
Tom Brady was joined by Robert Kraft, Rob Gronkowski, James White and Dion Lewis during the Opening Day ceremony at Fenway Park. They brought in the team’s five Super Bowl championships to rally the Red Sox fans hoping that Boston will win the 2017 World Series.
The Patriots brought in good luck as the Red Sox defeated the Pirates 5-3. As for Tom Brady, he needs to secure his jersey even more while Rob Gronkowski is still hyped from making his WWE debut at WrestleMania 33 wherein he helped Mojo Rawley win the 2017 Andre the Giant Memorial Battle Royal.
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