Entertainment Sports Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen's Relationship Timeline After 13 years of marriage, Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen divorced on Oct. 28, 2022 By Amy Lamare Amy Lamare Contributor, PEOPLE People Editorial Guidelines Updated on May 15, 2023 05:06 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen are officially divorced. Both Brady and Bündchen filed for divorce on Oct. 28, 2022, and the court declared their marriage as dissolved and "irretrievably broken" the same day. They first met through mutual friends, wed in 2009, and later welcomed two children together. In a 2018 interview for The Tonight Show, the Brazilian supermodel told host Jimmy Fallon, "You know, when I saw those kind eyes, I literally fell in love, like, right away. I was like, 'What?' He was just so — you know how sweet he is." In the nearly 16 years since they met, Brady has gone on to win seven Super Bowls while Bündchen's photo has graced the covers of more than 1,200 magazines. However, tensions rose in their marriage when Brady returned to football after retirement in 2022. "She doesn't hate that he's playing football, but she sure hates the way he handled the retirement and coming back," a source said in September 2022. "He knows that, and he's doing what he can do to smooth things over. He does know that this is his last season if he wants to stay married." As of October, Bündchen was reportedly "done" trying to make things work, with a source telling PEOPLE, "She doesn't believe that her marriage can be repaired." Despite their split, the pair seem to be on friendly terms, with Bündchen dropping red heart emojis on two of Brady's Instagram posts after their divorce was finalized. A source told PEOPLE in November that the former couple are focused on their kids amid their breakup. "The kids adore them both, and they'll have full access to both, whenever they want," the insider said. "They're not vindictive like that." In February 2023, after 23 seasons in the NFL and roughly three months after his divorce was finalized, Brady announced his retirement for the second time. "I'm retiring. For good," he said in an emotional video. "I wouldn't change a thing. Love you all." Here is a complete timeline of Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen's relationship. December 2006: Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen meet on a blind date Brady and Bündchen met on a blind date set up by friends and immediately hit it off. In an interview for the WSJ. Magazine, Brady recalled that fateful first meeting and reflected on how much it changed his life. "I think the one phone call that changed my life was my friend Ed, who called me one day and he said, 'I have this girl and I think you should call her,' " Brady shared. "I ended up calling her and it ended up being the love of my life." January 2007: Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen start officially dating Randy Brooke/WireImage Rumors started circulating that the two were an item when Bündchen was spotted waiting for Brady outside of the New England Patriots locker room on Jan. 14, 2007, after the team's win against the San Diego Chargers. A rep for the Chargers said they were "100 percent sure" they saw Bündchen in the stands during the game. In late January of that year, sources confirmed to PEOPLE that the NFL quarterback and the Victoria's Secret Angel had started dating "just before Christmas." February 2007: Tom Brady's ex Bridget Moynahan announces she's pregnant with his son Brady and Bündchen's new relationship hit a rough patch when Bridget Moynahan, Brady's ex, revealed that she was three months pregnant with the quarterback's baby in February. Years later, Bündchen revealed that she considered leaving him when she found out about the pregnancy. "It was a challenging thing because here I am, you know, thinking, I'm dating this guy, we met, and we started dating and everything is great and then this happens," Bündchen said during an interview with CBS This Morning's Charlie Rose. "So, then I felt like I didn't know what to do. It was kind of one of those moments of like, 'Do I just run away?' " August 22, 2007: Tom Brady's first child is born On Aug. 22, 2007, Brady and Moynahan's son, John "Jack" Edward Thomas Moynahan, was born and Brady officially became a father. Bündchen later revealed in an interview with PEOPLE that Jack's birth only made her and Brady closer and that she "fell in love" with Brady and Monyahan's son. "I'm so grateful for [Bridget]," she said. "I know this was hard, but I couldn't imagine my life without [Jack]. I call him my bonus child." She added, "He opened my heart in ways I didn't even know my heart could expand." May 2008: Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen walk the red carpet at the Met Gala Dimitrios Kambouris/WireImage Brady and Bündchen walked the red carpet at the annual Met Gala together in 2008 and weren't afraid to show some PDA. The theme that year was "Superheroes: Fashion and Fantasy" and Bündchen wore a sparkly, pale pink gown. January 2009: Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen get engaged In January 2009, Brady and Bündchen got engaged. The quarterback proposed to the model with a diamond solitaire ring and a source told PEOPLE that wedding plans were already in discussion. "The couple is discussing a huge fashionista event in the spring or a more intimate and quicker ceremony in Costa Rica, where Gisele has a home," the source said. A month prior, engagement rumors had been swirling, but the couple's family members denied any truth to them. February 26, 2009: Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen get married Brady and Bündchen tied the knot one month after they got engaged in an intimate ceremony on Feb. 26, 2009, at St. Monica Catholic Church in California. The couple did not share photos from their wedding until their ninth anniversary in 2018. In April 2009, the couple had a lavish second ceremony at Bündchen's Costa Rica home. June 2009: Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen are expecting their first child together A source confirmed to PEOPLE that the newlyweds were pregnant with their first child together. "Gisele will be an excellent mother. She's always wanted kids," the source said, adding that the supermodel was "ecstatic." December 8, 2009: Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen welcome a son Randy Brooke/Getty Brady and Bündchen welcomed their son Benjamin Rein Brady on Dec. 8, 2009. The quarterback called his son's birth "a wonderful experience in my life" and also admitted to reporters for USA Today that he "didn't get much sleep" that night. The couple chose to have a home birth, which Brady was originally against as Bündchen later revealed during the ESPN+ series Man in the Arena: Tom Brady. He eventually came around to the idea and now has fond memories of the experience. "Me being there with G at his birth in our home, it lives in my mind. I think we brought this boy into the world in the most precious way," he said. February 5, 2012: Gisele Bündchen comments on Tom Brady's teammates after Super Bowl loss After the Patriots' loss to the New York Giants in Super Bowl XLVI, Bündchen found herself in a bit of hot water after being caught on camera saying, "My husband cannot f------ throw the ball and catch the ball at the same time," in response to nearby fans heckling her. Gisele Bündchen Went to First Football Game After Meeting Tom Brady: 'Most Boring Thing' Ever The couple reflected on this incident during episode five of Man in the Arena: Tom Brady. She said, "I couldn't handle it was too much for me, it was a nail-biter. And I'm like drinking wine because I'm just trying to relax. it was the most stressful game ever, I think." 2012: Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen are expecting a second child Although Brady and Bündchen never officially announced they were expecting a second child, there was plenty of speculation regarding the model's second pregnancy. Bündchen was seen several times with a growing baby bump and eventually showed off her pregnant belly in a leopard-print bikini while in Miami in November 2012. December 5, 2012: Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen welcome a daughter TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty On Dec. 5, 2012, the couple welcomed their daughter Vivian Lake Brady via a home birth. The supermodel posted about the news on her Facebook page writing, "We feel so lucky to have been able to experience the miracle of birth once again and are forever grateful for the opportunity to be the parents of another little angel." May 2015: Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen deny divorce rumors After being accused of tampering with game balls during the Patriots' win against the Indianapolis Colts in the AFC Championship game, rumors began to circulate that the controversy put a strain on Brady's marriage to Bündchen and the couple was getting a divorce. Brady denied the rumors, saying, "We're in a great place, I'll just say that [...] I'm a lucky man. I've been very blessed with support from my family and certainly her, and there's no bigger supporter that I have than her and vice versa. I've been very blessed to have an incredible relationship with my life partner, and I don't think anything will ever get in the way of that." Around the time that Brady went to court for his alleged role in the scandal, a source told PEOPLE that the couple was "living their life" and "doing great." The source added, "She's being a supportive wife. Just like anybody whose husband would be going through something like this." 2018: Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen hit a rough patch in their marriage During an appearance on The Howard Stern Show in 2020, Brady opened up about some of the struggles that he and Bündchen had previously faced. He shared that at one point in 2018, Bündchen "wasn't satisfied" with their marriage. He said, "A couple of years ago, she didn't feel like I was doing my part for the family. She felt like I would play football all season and she would take care of the house, and then all of a sudden when the season ended, I'd be like, 'Great, let me get into all of my other business activities. Let me get into my football training,' and she's sitting there going, 'Well when are you going to do things for the house? When are you going to take the kids to school and do that?' " Brady then admitted that it was a wake-up call for him and it marked a "big transition" in his life, where he began to focus more on his family. February 2019: Tom Brady supports Gisele Bündchen's career Stefanie Keenan/Getty In addition to modeling, Büdchen is also a long-time environmental activist, and when her work was honored at the 2019 Hollywood for Science Gala in Los Angeles, Brady was right by her side. The couple walked the carpet together at the event, showing lots of PDA and posing for pictures together. "She's inspiring me in so many ways. It's really special for her, and I love that she's here celebrating," Brady said. February 26, 2019: Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen celebrate their 10th anniversary In honor of the couple's 10th anniversary, Bündchen posted some never-before-seen wedding photos along with a heartfelt message. The caption read, "I can't believe it's already been 10 years since we've chosen to walk this life together... and what incredible 10 years we've had! There is nothing that I love more in this world than you and our family. Thank you for being on this journey with me and for doing the work that it takes to make it so special. May we continue growing together, walking side by side supporting and loving one another for many many years to come. Te amo tanto." November 2019: Gisele Bündchen calls Tom Brady her "cozy blanket" In a sweet Instagram post, Bündchen reflected on how she, as a Brazilian, endured the brutal New England winters. The photo showed Brady holding Bündchen inside of his jacket while they looked into each other's eyes. The model captioned it, "My friends always ask me as a Brazilian how do I survive the New England cold. I have a really cozy @tombrady blanket." Brady commented on his wife's post, writing, "And you have my heart too." February 14, 2020: Tom Brady honors Gisele Bündchen on Valentine's Day Neilson Barnard/Getty On Valentine's Day, the quarterback called his wife of nearly 11 years his "forever Valentine" in a Twitter tribute. He also shared a photo of Bündchen playfully biting his ear. March 2020: Tom Brady leaves the New England Patriots and signs with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Brady shocked fans when he announced his departure from the New England Patriots in March 2020 after 20 years with the team. A few days later, he revealed he had signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for the upcoming season. Following the news, the Brady family moved from Boston to Tampa Bay, Florida. February 7, 2021: Tom Brady wins the Super Bowl with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Brady and the Buccaneers won Super Bowl LV on Feb. 7, 2021 — marking his first Super Bowl win with his new team. Bündchen was in the stands wearing a black T-shirt emblazoned with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers logo and "Go Bucs!" Following the win, she posted a celebratory message on Instagram, writing, "Congratulations Bucs for an incredible team win last night!!! A lot of people didn't believe you could do it, but you all showed that with time, dedication, trust in one another and with teamwork anything is possible. Congratulations my love!" October 29, 2021: Tom Brady acknowledges Gisele Bündchen's sacrifices for his career On his Let's Go! podcast, Brady discussed how Bündchen has had to hold "down the house" while he built his NFL career and said he appreciates the sacrifices she has made in her own career for their family. "I think there's things that she wants to accomplish," he said. "You know, she hasn't worked as much in the last 10, 12 years just raising our family and kind of committing to being in a life in Boston and then moving to Florida." October 31, 2021: Gisele Bündchen and kids dress up as Tampa Bay pirates for Halloween Kevin C. Cox/Getty The whole family showed their support for Brady's new team on Halloween when they dressed up as Tampa Bay pirates. Bündchen posed in a picture alongside her two kids and captioned it, "Hope you all had a great Halloween! Arrr from the Tampa Bay pirates!!! 🏴☠️ ❤️." Brady commented on the post, "My favorite Pirates in the universe ‼️‼️‼️😍😍😍." February 1, 2022: Tom Brady announces his retirement from football Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady. Gisele Bundchen Instagram In February 2022, Brady announced his retirement from the NFL after 22 seasons and seven Super Bowl wins. On an episode of his Let's Go! podcast, he explained that his desire to spend more time with Bündchen and his kids contributed to his decision. "My wife is my biggest supporter. It pains her to see me get hit out there," he said. "She deserves what she needs from me as a husband and my kids deserve what they need from me as a dad." Bünched showed her support for his decision by posting an emotional statement on Twitter. "What a ride my love!" she wrote alongside the attached statement, which detailed how proud she was of Brady. Later, a source told PEOPLE that Bündchen had been ready for Brady to retire for some time. "Gisele has been hoping he would retire already for a few years, especially after he won the Super Bowl with the Bucs," the insider told PEOPLE. "She's really happy because she would really worry about him. She hates seeing him get hit." March 2022: Tom Brady un-retires from football with Gisele Bündchen's support Kevin C. Cox/Getty Just six weeks after Brady announced his retirement from the NFL, he changed his mind and decided to come back for a 23rd season. He wrote on Twitter, "These past two months I've realized my place is still on the field and not in the stands. That time will come. But it's not now. I love my teammates, and I love my supportive family. They make it all possible. I'm coming back for my 23rd season in Tampa. Unfinished business LFG." 10 Years, 10 Photos of Tom Brady & Gisele Bündchen Making Out on the Met Gala Red Carpet Bündchen was nothing but supportive of the decision and commented on the post, "Here we go again! Let's go lovvvey! Let's go Bucs!" "Gisele has been vocal about wanting him to retire for years but she's also his biggest cheerleader. He would never do it if she weren't on board," a source told PEOPLE. "Everything they do they decide as a family." May 18, 2022: Gisele Bündchen holds the title of supermom in her home with Tom Brady Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen and family after the 2021 Super Bowl. Gisele Bundchen Instagram In an interview with British Vogue, the supermodel revealed she is "grateful" Brady "lets her take the reins when it comes to their family." The seven-time Super Bowl champion supports her and all of her decisions. In fact, she convinced Brady with her decision to have an at-home birth. "I remember, in the beginning, he wasn't into the idea of home birth. He was like, 'You're not going to do that, because you're going to die,' " she said. He agreed after she persuaded him to do research on home births by watching multiple videos. "I made it clear that this is my body and I'm going to decide how I give birth," she continued. "I don't think relationships just happen; it's never the fairy tale people want to believe it is. It takes work to be really in sync with someone, especially after you have kids," she told the outlet. June 6, 2022: Gisele Bündchen promotes Tom Brady's new line with a video of him in his underwear Brady took a page from Bünchen's style book. On June 6, 2022, Bündchen teased her husband's new BRADY apparel brand on her Instagram. In the Instagram Story, Brady hid behind a towel while the model captured a closer look at him in his BRADY boxer briefs. "What is this? Let me see. Let me see your underwear," she said. "Is that Brady Brand underwear?" In 2021, Bündchen opened up to WSJ. Magazine about her husband's affinity for fashion. "He loves clothes way more than I do," she said at the time. "He has great taste and understands and really cares about what people want, what can help them feel good. That's what fashion is about." July 2022: Tom Brady talks about the most challenging part of parenting with Gisele Bündchen During an episode of Spotify's DRIVE podcast, the football star discussed how he is raising his children with Bündchen. He explained to host Jim Farley that raising his children to understand their privilege is "probably the hardest thing" due to his and Bündchen's humble beginnings. "We have people that clean for us. We have people that make our food. We have people that drive us to the airport if we need that ... we get off a plane and there's people waiting there for us and we get ushered in," he said. "That's my kids' reality which is the hard part to say, guys, this is not the way reality really is ... what can we do about that?" He continued, "I think we can try to create experiences that are more along the lines of what most kids go through even though they will still have experiences that a lot of kids never do have." August 3, 2022: Gisele Bündchen posts a birthday tribute to Tom Brady For Brady's 45th birthday, Bündchen posted a supportive tribute to her husband, calling him "one of the most focused, disciplined and fashionable [people] I know!" She went on to add that Brady was "so loved and we are always here cheering for your and wishing you all the most wonderful things in life." September 2022: Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen are seen separately spending time with kids after his 11-day absence from football practice After an 11-day absence from the Buccaneers for "personal reasons" he declined to explain beyond "I'm 45 years old ... there's a lot of s--- going on," Brady and Bündchen were spotted separately out with their kids, in different parts of the country. Bündchen was seen with her kids at the Tidal Cove Water Park in Aventura, Florida on Sept. 4, where, an onlooker says, "they all seemed happy and having fun." Days earlier, Brady had flown to New York to catch eldest son Jack's practice with his football team. "He flew all the way in for the scrimmage," an insider told PEOPLE. "He's such a sweet dad and is always there for Jack." September 7, 2022: Sources say Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen are "hitting a rough patch" Sources told PEOPLE that Brady's decision to un-retire led to "a lot of tension" between the couple. "There's a lot of tension. She was so happy when he announced his retirement, and she wasn't thrilled at all when he went back on that," an insider said. "They're hitting a rough patch," the source continued. "But I know they're trying, or at least he's trying, to figure it out and make it work. He wants to get through this and for things to get better." September 11, 2022: Gisele Bündchen tweets support for Tom Brady but skips his first game Bündchen was not in the stands when Brady returned to the field for his first NFL game post-retirement, though she did tweet out a message of support, writing, "Let's go @TomBrady ! Let's go Bucs ! ✨✨✨" On the same day, Bündchen also wished her sister a happy birthday, using a photo of herself and her sibling at her wedding to Brady. Earlier in the week, a source told PEOPLE that Bündchen wasn't expected to attend the Buccaneers' season opener. "It feels very different this year than last year. She was excited to be here, we saw her around," the insider said. "I'm not saying she can't possibly come, but nothing is in place for her to be here for the first regular season game and that seems weird." The source also noted that those close to Brady were avoiding bringing Bündchen up: "Everyone here knows that there's tension, but we don't know how serious it is. So we're just not talking to him about Gisele. It's not a topic anyone wants to bring up to him." September 13, 2022: Gisele Bündchen shares her "concerns" about Tom Brady returning to the NFL Bündchen spoke about her relationship with Brady in Elle's October Issue, sharing her worries about his post-retirement return to the NFL. "Obviously, I have my concerns — this is a very violent sport, and I have my children and I would like him to be more present," she said. "I have definitely had those conversations with him over and over again. But ultimately, I feel that everybody has to make a decision that works for [them]. He needs to follow his joy, too." Bündchen also discussed her decision to step back in her career to focus on raising her kids. "We have to think about what we're doing, how moments that were really shaping who they are as people," she said. "I feel very fulfilled in that way, as a mother and as a wife." "I've done my part, which is [to] be there for [Tom]," she added. "I moved to Boston, and I focused on creating a cocoon and a loving environment for my children to grow up in and to be there supporting him and his dreams." September 14, 2022: A source says Tom Brady will have to retire after this season to "smooth things over" with Gisele Bündchen Brady "knows that this is his last season" in the NFL "if he wants to stay married" to Bündchen, a source close to the football player told PEOPLE. The insider said that while Brady and Bündchen's marriage is not "over by any means," the athlete will have to retire permanently from playing after the season to smooth over issues with his wife. "She doesn't hate that he's playing football, but she sure hates the way he handled the retirement and coming back," the source continued. "He knows that, and he's doing what he can do to smooth things over. He does know that this is his last season if he wants to stay married." "So now all he can do is make this season count, spend time with his family whenever he can, and then retire at the end of the season," the insider added. "From a family standpoint, these are critical years," another source told PEOPLE. "The kids are getting older, Ben is 12 now, and Gisele feels like Tom needs to be home." September 16, 2022: A source reveals Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen have been apart for the last 6 weeks An insider told PEOPLE that the couple have been away from each other, as Brady has been playing in the NFL and Bündchen is traveling. "Gisele is busy with her own life now, and has spent time away from Tom in Miami and New York," the source said. A second insider added: "During the season, they live separate lives." Meanwhile, a third source said the athlete does find time for his family, even during the football season. "No other husband gets six months off a year to be totally devoted to just their family," they said. "And during the season, yes he travels for games and trains, but he's with his family a lot too." September 25, 2022: Gisele Bündchen skips Tampa Bay Buccaneers' home opener Bündchen wasn't in the stands to cheer on Brady during the Buccaneers' first home game — but their three kids were. "Gisele continues to be dedicated to her kids and is working on personal projects," a source told PEOPLE in response to her absence. October 4, 2022: Gisele Bündchen hires a divorce lawyer Sources confirmed to PEOPLE that Bündchen hired a divorce lawyer, whom she had been talking to for "weeks," following tension surrounding Brady's return to the Buccaneers. "Gisele has been talking to a divorce lawyer for awhile but to my knowledge has not filed anything and is still talking to Tom about their issues," a source said, adding, "This is not something that just happened today." An insider said that Brady is "trying to figure out what to do" and is seeking an attorney for himself. The next day, a source confirmed to PEOPLE that Brady had hired his own divorce lawyer. October 6, 2022: A source says Tom Brady is "hurting" amid marital troubles with Gisele Bündchen A source close to Brady said the athlete is having a difficult time amidst his recent marital troubles. "It's pretty obvious that he's hurting," the insider told PEOPLE. "He feels very hurt by her." "She is the one steering the divorce," they added. "She is playing offense and he is playing defense. He wants to protect himself, protect his interests, but he's only starting to go the legal route in his defense from her. He doesn't want this to be ugly, he doesn't want to fight. If the divorce is happening — and it seems like it is — he wants it to go as smoothly as possible." The source also weighed in on why the conflict is so difficult for Brady. "Think about it: Tom has had a very charmed life," said the insider. "Things always seem to go his way. He works hard, he's a good guy, he hasn't had a lot of things go wrong in his life. This is awful for him. You can tell that this really, really hurts." A day later, another insider told PEOPLE that the issues between Brady and Bündchen have been going on for years. "[The problems] are 10 years old," the source said. "This has been going on forever. This is nothing new to either of them." "Gisele is doing fine," the insider continued. "She is getting her stuff in order. They are both over [fighting for their marriage] and it's happening now so they can do their own thing and move on." But at the same time, the source added, "They are both smart people and number one in their field. They know together they are worth more." October 7, 2022: Gisele Bündchen doesn't think marriage to Tom Brady "can be repaired," says source Bündchen "is done" with trying to make her marriage, a source close to Bündchen told PEOPLE. "She is done with their marriage," the insider explained, adding, "She was upset about it for a long time and it's still difficult, but she feels like she needs to move on. She doesn't believe that her marriage can be repaired." The supermodel "is doing okay" during the transition, they added. "She is just trying to figure out her life," the source continued. "She doesn't have much contact with Tom." October 28, 2022: Tom Brady and Gisele Bündchen divorce PEOPLE confirmed on Oct. 28 that the couple planned to file for divorce in Florida. Later that day, the petition for the dissolution of their marriage was filed and finalized. "The settlement is all worked out," a source told PEOPLE. "They've been working on the terms this whole time." According to the insider, Brady and Bündchen have also agreed to joint custody of their children. Brady posted a statement to his Instagram Story confirming the couple's decision. "In recent days, my wife and I finalized our divorce from one another after 13 years of marriage," he wrote. "We arrived at this decision amicably and with gratitude for the time we spent together." The athlete added that separating from his wife was, "of course, painful and difficult, like it is for many people who go through the same thing every day around the world." He continued, "However we wish only the best for each other as we pursue new chapters in our lives that are yet to be written." Bündchen posted on her own Instagram Story the same day. "With much gratitude for our time together, Tom and I have amicably finalized our divorce. My priority has always been and will continue to be our children whom I love with all my heart," she wrote over a white background. "We will continue co-parenting to give them the love, care and attention they greatly deserve." The model continued, "The decision to end a marriage is never easy but we have grown apart and while it is, of course, difficult to go through something like this, I feel blessed for the time we had together and only wish the best for Tom always." October 31, 2022: Tom Brady opens up about his divorce from Gisele Bündchen for the first time Brady spoke openly about his divorce from Bündchen on his Sirius XM show Let's Go! "Obviously, the good news is it's a very amicable situation and I'm really focused on two things, taking care of my family and certainly my children, and secondly, doing the best job I can to win football games," he said to his audience. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback added that having their divorce "play out in front of a lot of people" has been difficult. December 5, 2022: Gisele Bündchen comments on Tom Brady's post Bündchen and Brady shared separate social media posts to mark their daughter Vivian's 10th birthday. "Happy 10th Birthday Vivi! We adore you and your beautiful heart ❤️! You bring so much joy to our life! We love you 🥰," the NFL star captioned a photo of himself hugging Vivian and son Benjamin. The model responded to her ex's picture by posting a single red heart emoji in the comments section. December 19, 2022: Tom Brady avoids talking about Gisele Bündchen while reflecting on the year's challenges During an episode of Let's Go! with Tom Brady, Larry Fitzgerald and Jim Gray, the NFL quarterback was asked to reflect on the "mental, emotional and physical" challenges he's overcome in 2022. "A lot of them are very personal that I really don't care to share, I really don't," Brady said, most likely referring to his divorce from Bündchen. He went on to add that in life, nobody is "entitled to winning" all the time. February 1, 2023: Tom Brady announces his retirement After 23 seasons in the NFL, Brady announced his retirement (for the second time) in an emotional video. "I'm retiring. For good," he said. "I know the process was a pretty big deal last time, so when I woke up this morning I figured I'd just press record, and let you guys know first." A teary-eyed Brady continued: "It won't be long-winded, you only get one super-emotional retirement essay, and I used mine up last year, so. I...really thank you guys...so much. To every single one of you, for supporting me, my family, my friends, teammates, my competitors. I could go on forever. There's too many. Thank you guys for allowing me to live my absolute dream. I wouldn't change a thing. Love you all." He then posted a slew of throwback images on his Instagram Story, including a few of his ex-wife Gisele Bündchen and their kids. The model later commented on the post: "Wishing you only wonderful things in this new chapter of your life." Shortly after Brady's announcement, a source told PEOPLE that Bündchen is "sincerely happy" for the father of her children but that she "moved on with her life quite a while ago" and "is fine with his decisions but is not involved with them." March 22, 2023: Gisele Bündchen says she and Tom Brady are still a "team" In her Vanity Fair cover story, Bündchen addressed the state of her relationship with Brady. "We're not playing against each other," she said. "We are a team and that's beautiful. I look back and I have no regrets. I loved every bit of it." The model added that she's learned a lot from Brady's ex Bridget Moynahan about co-parenting, particularly that "nothing is worth fighting [over]." Bündchen also shared that she continued to follow Brady's career after they split. She watched all his final NFL games, including the loss to the Dallas Cowboys in the playoffs. "It was tough. Let's just be honest. It's a team sport and you can't play alone," she said. "I think he did great under the circumstances that he had. He had no offensive line." May 14, 2023: Tom Brady includes photos of Gisele Bündchen in a Mother's Day post Tom Brady Instagram Brady celebrated Mother's Day with an Instagram post, in which he honored Bündchen. The father-of-three shared photos of the moms in his life, including multiple pictures of his ex-wife. In one snap, the model smiled on horseback while their two kids rode horses behind her. "Happy Mothers [sic] Day to all these amazing women who have given our family so much throughout their lives," Brady wrote in the caption. "Thank you all for your love, compassion and kindness, and for setting such an amazing example for all of our little ones."