Celebrity couple Tom Brady, Movado Ambassador and Patriots quarterback, and Gisele Bundchen, Ebel Ambassador and Brazilian model, surprised Goodwill's headquarter in Roxbury MA on Wednesday to serve up some Thanksgiving dinner. 400 participants at Goodwill's job training and career services were treated to tender turkey graciously served by Giselle and Tom. Tom Brady recovering from a season-ending knee injury ,which required surgery, was briskly put on pumpkin pie duty. Tom Brady seem to be walking easily and without a limp while making his way through the crowd. He was in good spirits. In regard to his recover, Tom Brady said "I am doing well,"
Brady had torn the anterior cruciate ligament and medial collateral ligament in his knee on Sept. 7 in the team’s opening game against the Kansas City Chiefs. The injury occurred when he was hit by Kansas City safety Bernard Pollard.
Last month, Brady suffered a post-operative staph infection after surgery in California after a patella tendon graft was inserted to replace his torn ACL during a surgery performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache on Oct. 6. A number of surgical procedures were required to clean out the wound.
Earlier this month, Tom Brady began rehabilitation at the Patriots training facility at Gillette Stadium.
The NFL has become synonymous with Thanksgiving since the Akron Pros defeated the Canton Bulldogs 7-0 in 1920. The Lions have played every year on Thanksgiving since 1945, and were joined by the Dallas Cowboys, who began playing on Thanksgiving in 1966. This year the New Engand Patriots will host the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday November 30th, 2008 at Gillette Stadium.
Although Tom Brady is not able to partake in the NFL Thanksgiving tradition, he has spread good will by serving pumpkin pie.