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Tom Brady Expected Son Benjamin to Love Sports: ‘It Was Hard’

“They’re going to be their own selves, not who you want them to be,” New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady told Men’s Health of having kids

Tom Brady knows firsthand that kids march to the beats of their own drums.

In his September cover story for Men’s Health, the New England Patriots quarterback, 42, opened up about how all three of his children are different from each other — and in some cases, from their father too.

“[John “Jack” Edward Thomas] is just like me — he holds a lot in,” Brady said of his oldest child, who turns 12 this month, with ex Bridget Moynahan.

Meanwhile, the two kids he shares with wife Gisele Bündchen (daughter Vivian Lake, 6½, and son Benjamin Rein, 9½) have their own ways of handling things.

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