You rarely ever see Tom Brady shed a tear. He doesn’t appear to have much reason to.

That stunning Super Bowl loss to the Giants in 2008 after an undefeated Patriots regular season is the only time a crying Brady comes to mind.  But it happened at a Super Bowl media event Tuesday when a young boy asked Brady who his hero was.

“Who’s my hero? That’s a great question,” a choked up Brady said. “Well, I think my dad is my hero because he’s someone that I look up to every day, and a… my dad.”

A young boy asked Tom Brady who is hero is, leading to one of the best moments from Super Bowl media day.

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Brady’s father is obviously an emotional subject for him. Monday on WEEI’s Kirk and Callahan Show, Brady again tried to hold back tears when discussing him.

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