Emotional Tom Brady got choked up trying to answer who his hero is

Tom Brady does get emotional, but not over what you might hink

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."

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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.