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By Jonathan Veal, PA
Former NFL star Tom Brady has become a minority owner of Sky Bet Championship
club Birmingham.
The seven-time Super Bowl champion, recognised as one of the sporting greats,
has partnered with the club's holding company Knighthead Capital Management LLC
and becomes chairman of a new advisory board.
The club say Brady will "apply his extensive leadership experience and
expertise across several components of the club, including working alongside the
sports science department to advise on health, nutrition, wellness, and recovery
systems and programs".
He said on the club's official website: "Birmingham is an iconic club with so
much history and passion and to be part of the Blues is a real honour for me.
"BCFC is built on teamwork and determination and I'm excited to work alongside
the board, management and players to make our second-city club second to none.
"I've been part of some amazing teams in my day, and I'm looking forward to
applying my perspective to create that same success here in Birmingham."
Brady has partnered up with Knighthead Capital on several other ventures and
new Blues chairman Tom Wagner is looking forward to Brady's "direct impact".
He said: "Tom Brady joining the Birmingham team is a statement of intent. We
are setting the bar at world class.
"Tom is both investing and committing his time and extensive expertise. As
chair of the advisory board Tom will have a direct impact on the club. The
men's, women's, and academy teams are going to benefit from the knowledge.
"The goal that Tom has committed to own is to make Birmingham a respected
leader in nutrition, health, wellness, and recovery across the world of
"A commitment to Blues fans was made on Monday May 8 2023, to add experts from
the world of sport and football to the team, putting in place the building
blocks for future success. With Garry Cook as CEO, Hope Powell as women's
technical director and now Tom Brady we are off to a fast start.
"Success does not come overnight. It takes time. But when you have great
leaders in place everything becomes possible."


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