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New name for the Sunshine City? Welcome to ‘St. Petersbrady’

St. Petersburg’s mayor joked he’d consider renaming the city after G.O.A.T Tom Brady.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady. [ DIRK SHADD | Times ]
Published Feb. 8
Updated Feb. 8

Tom Brady has a long list of accolades. He’s won Super Bowls, MVPs, Pro Bowl selections and more.

He doesn’t have a city named after him, though ... at least not yet.

After the G.O.A.T. threw his third touchdown pass in Sunday’s Super Bowl, connecting with receiver Antonio Brown, St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman joked that could be next.

“If this continues, St. Petersbrady is not out of the question,” Kriseman tweeted.

The touchdown pass had other famed Tampa Bay area residents all riled up. Legendary college basketball personality, Lakewood Ranch resident and Tampa Bay sports superfan Dick Vitale said the 43-year-old Brady “looks like & plays like 25!”

Brady’s touchdown pass put the Buccaneers ahead of the Kansas City Chiefs 21-6 going into halftime.

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