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The legend of the Cowboys, Tony romo, faced backlash on social media for a comment he made about the wife of Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen, during the broadcast of “NFL on CBS”.
On Sunday, the Buccaneers had to track down the ball that landed Brady’s 600th touchdown pass, which wide receiver Mike Evans unknowingly gifted to a fan.
While a Tampa Bay staff member negotiated with the fan, Romo pretended to narrate the exchange on the broadcast.
“A date with Gisele. A date with Gisele and I’m in, “Romo said, acting like a fan.
“Okay, Tom will. Once, you got it, ”Romo joked, pretending to be the voice of the Bucs officer.
Fans disagreed with the comment and severely criticized Romo on social media.
“Tony Romo suggesting that Brady swap a date with his wife for his 600th TD ball is just weird, almost creepy. The guy is a good storyteller, but sometimes he’s very awkward, ”one person tweeted.
“I don’t think what Romo said was funny. It was in bad taste. But that’s just me, ”wrote another fan.
More fans continued to call out Romo, along with CBS for airing the comment.
“Why do we have to listen to @tonyromo fantasize about trading a soccer ball for” a day with Giselle “? What does Mr. Romo suppose would happen to Gisele on that day when they traded her as property for a soccer ball? asked a Twitter user.
In fact, Brady recovered the 600th touchdown ball and made sure the fan was well rewarded for giving it up.
The Buccaneers reportedly presented the fan with a signed Brady jersey and helmet, an autographed Mike Evans jersey and WR game cleats, a $ 1,000 credit to the team’s store, and two passes for the rest. of the 2021 season and the next season, according to the newspaper. Tampa Bay Times.
Brady also sweetened the deal by giving the fan a bitcoin, worth around $ 63,000, the quarterback revealed on the “Monday Night Football” Manningcast.
Brady and Bündchen have yet to address Romo’s comment.
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