New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady loves himself a good pump-up video.
They’re often enough to make you want to run through a wall, and the latest video dropped on Brady’s Instagram is no exception. But Brady had some help this time around, recruiting Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts, Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy, and Celtics rising superstar Jayson Tatum for his latest video.
In the video, the foursome took turns reciting lines from “A New Refutation of Time” by Jorge Luis Borges.
Brady: Our destiny is not frightful by being unreal.
Betts: It it frightful because it is irreversible and ironclad.
McAvoy: Time is the substance we are made of.
Tatum: Time is a river which sweeps me along.
Brady: But I am the river.
Tatum: It is a tiger which destroys me.
Brady: But I am the tiger.
McAvoy: It is a fire which consumes me.
Brady: But I am the fire.
Teaming up with the Boston’s next wave of young stars, there’s no shortage of things to read into here from the Brady-centered point of view, from the ‘time’ element of the essay to the ‘fire’ of the competition in Brady and in this game against a Chargers team many consider to be better than this year’s version of the Patriots.
But no matter how it’s sliced, it’s another wall-destroying video from No. 12.