Tom Brady Laments Annual 'Post Tom's Shirtless Combine Photo' Day on Twitter

Joseph Zucker@@JosephZuckerFeatured ColumnistApril 29, 2021

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady celebrates after defeating the Kansas City Chiefs in the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. The Buccaneers defeated the Chiefs 31-9 to win the Super Bowl. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
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For many NFL fans, the start of the draft represents a reason to be excited and optimistic about their favorite team's future. For Tom Brady, the draft means something very different.

Ahead of Thursday's first round, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers star referenced how a photo of his appearance at the 2000 NFL Scouting Combine often circulates throughout social media around this time:

Tom Brady @TomBrady

Annual “Post Tom’s Shirtless Combine Photo on Twitter” Day. My favorite 🙄🙄

If you're Tom Brady, then please don't read any further. Are you still reading, Tom? Seriously, Tom, look away now.

Here's the photo:

ESPN @espn

.@TomBrady's infamous NFL combine picture celebrates 20 years this week 🤣 https://t.co/DdXlozxyvR

Brady has obviously had quite the glow-up since then. Nobody could've imagined the guy in that photo would go on to win seven Super Bowls and marry one of the biggest supermodels in the world, Gisele Bundchen.

Since the NFL has yet to announce the official dates for the 2022 NFL draft, it's unclear when fans will be able to observe the next Post Tom's Shirtless Combine Photo on Twitter Day.