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American football star Tom Brady and Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen are no longer married.
Both announced that this Friday they formalized the divorce on good termsafter 13 years of relationship in which they had two children.
“With great gratitude for the time spent together, Tom and I we have formalized our amicable divorce“, wrote Bündchen on Instagram, who said that they will both share the care of their children.
“The decision to end a marriage is never easy, but we are separated and, of course, it is difficult to go through something like that. I feel blessed by the time we spent together and I always wish only the best for Tom,” added the 42-year-old actress. .
The 45-year-old defender confirmed the news in a similar fashion, adding that the decision came after “a lot of consideration”.
“It is of course painful and difficult, as it is for many people who go through the same thing every day around the world,” Brady wrote on Instagram.
Brady and Bundchen they got married in 2009. They have two children: Benjamin Rain12 years, i Lake Vivian9. Brady has another son, John Edward, 15, with ex-girlfriend Bridget Moynahan.
The divorce comes after months of media speculation about the marriage, which was reportedly strained when Brady reversed his decision to retire from football.
The long-time athlete expressed his desire to spend more time with his family after a long and very successful career in NFL football.
but so alone 40 days after publish his pensionBrady – a seven-time league champion – announced his return to the helm for another season -23. in his career- with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Bündchen is one of the world’s most recognizable models and has been the face of countless campaigns for luxury brands such as Versace, Dolce & Gabbana and Ralph Lauren.
During their relationship, Brady and Bündchen became one of the most prominent couples on the American pop culture scene.
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