Tom Brady, the New England Patriots quarterback, has been praised for his Mandarin language skills. He is now followed by more than 1 million Chinese people on social media.
Tom Brady, the New England Patriots quarterback and Super Bowl champion, has been a star on social media for a while. He is famous for his Mandarin phrases and using chopsticks to eat food.
Tom Brady is all over the place. He owns his own company, TB12, which focuses on enhancing athletic performance in a comprehensive manner. Later this year, he wants to start a clothing brand called Brady. In addition, his production firm, 199 Productions, and ESPN are teaming together to create a docuseries on the former NFL star.
Brady, on the other hand, does not confine his branding to the United States. He is also well-known in China, where he has appeared on television.
What is the ‘Tom Brady China Show,’ and why was it filmed by the quarterback?
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The New England Patriots and Tom Brady, according to Sporttechie, were featured in two programs aimed at increasing interest in the NFL in China. Foxborough TV was the inaugural program, and it included game previews and reviews, as well as a Patriots legend and distinctive local fan tales.
The Tom Brady China Show was the second production featuring Brady. He was interviewed by teammates, demonstrated training methods, and answered questions from Chinese fans in the video. It broadcast once a month from October through December during the 2018 NFL season.
It’s a lot of fun to watch the GOAT do stuff he’s not very good at.
The New England Patriots’ China-exclusive video material includes Tom Brady speaking Mandarin, demonstrating his chopstick talents, and an NFL-predicting dog pic.twitter.com/93agP8eC2c
— Jonathan White (@jmawhite) on the 16th of October, 2018
At first look, the program seemed to be focused on football, with a Chinese audience in mind. It turned out to be a lot more than that.
Instead of showing why he is the GOAT, Brady was forced to perform stuff he was not very good at. Guessing Mandarin words and picking up a cleat with chopsticks were among the tasks. Oh, and there was an NFL-prediction dog on the program.
In China, it was only shown on social media platforms. Unfortunately, no information on the dog’s accuracy has been released.
China now adores Tom Brady, who has shown interest in playing an NFL game there.
According to CNN, the Tom Brady China Show had 15.8 million views in 2019, making it the most-watched NFL club video series in China.
The Patriots were also the first NFL club to reach 500,000 followers on Weibo, a Chinese social media site similar to Twitter. In addition, the NFL was allegedly preparing a game in China in 2020 as part of its effort to increase its fan base in the country. The COVID-19 epidemic, however, put an end to the preparations. And, despite the fact that two games are planned for London this season, they are unlikely to take place very soon.
Brady had a sizable following in China even before his program. RADII China, according to Sporttechie, previously shared images from Brady’s Instagram and followed a trip he took to China and Japan in 2017, sharing photos obtained from WeChat, a messaging app comparable to WhatsApp.
“It was a wonderful vacation for a dad and a kid at around 10 years old,” Brady recalled of his visit with his eldest son, Jack. Brady also says how he used to go on vacations with his father and hopes that Jack would have as many fond memories of the trip as he has.
It’s no wonder that Brady has a large following. Even guys who claim to despise Brady for being the GOAT eventually acknowledge that he is a wonderful person. The GOAT would have no difficulty conquering the world by storm with his positive attitude, tremendous talent, and pure tenacity and drive. If that’s what he chooses to do in the first place.
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