Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen, who married in 2009, plan to file for divorce on Friday, a source familiar with the matter told CNN.
Sources say they will petition each other to dissolve their marriage in Florida.
Brady and Bundchen confirmed Friday that they have “finalized their divorce” after 13 years of marriage.
“We came to this decision amicably and gratefully for the time we spent together. We are blessed with beautiful and wonderful children who continue to be the center of our world in every way. They deserve love and attention,” Brady wrote on his Instagram story. “After careful consideration, we have come to the decision to end this marriage.”
Bündchen echoed with a statement of her own.
“In gratitude for the time we spent together, Tom and I finalized our divorce amicably. My number one priority has always been and always will be my children whom I love dearly. We love each other.” “We will continue to co-parent our children to give them love. They are receiving the care and attention they greatly deserve,” she wrote. Of course, it’s hard to go through something like this, but I feel blessed for the time we spent together and will always wish Tom the best.
“We wish only the best for each other as we pursue a new chapter in our lives that has yet to be written,” Brady added in his post.
CNN previously claimed that seven-time Super Bowl champion quarterback Brady, who currently plays for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and his wife, fashion model Bündchen, had hired a divorce attorney to deal with “marital issues.” was reporting. A source close to the couple.
The two “lived separately,” a source close to Bundchen told CNN in September.
Brady, 45, retired from the NFL in February, but later reversed that decision. I took 11 days off.
In an interview with Elle magazine published last month, Bündchen, 42, said she had “concerns” about her husband returning to the field after first retiring last winter.
“It’s a very violent sport. I have a kid and I want him to participate more,” Bündchen told the publication. But in the end, I feel everyone has to make a decision that works for them. [them]He should also follow his pleasure. ”
In a recent podcast conversation, Brady talked about the personal cost of playing 20 years in the NFL.
“I haven’t been to Christmas or Thanksgiving in 23 years. I haven’t celebrated the birthdays of my loved ones who were born between August and the end of January. And I can’t go to a funeral.” I can’t go to the wedding,” Brady said. “I think there comes a time in your life when you say: ‘What do you know?
CNN has reached out to representatives for Brady and Bundchen for comment.
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