April 21 (UPI) — New Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady was spotted understanding at a park in downtown Tampa, Fla., earlier than he was asked to leave due to coronavirus pandemic restrictions.
Tampa Mayor Jane Castor advised reporters in regards to the interplay throughout a information briefing Monday with St. Petersburg Mayor Rick Kriseman. A metropolis worker stated she spotted a person at the native park earlier than she realized he was the six-time Tremendous Bowl champion.
Brady left the park after being approached by the worker. A consultant of the mayor’s workplace stated Brady was not cited for the incident.
“Our parks are closed down, so numerous our parks employees, they patrol round simply to ensure folks aren’t in there with contact sports activities and issues,” Castor stated. “She [the city employee] went over to inform him that it was closed, and it was Tom Brady.”
Florida is beneath a stay-at-home order due to the pandemic.
The NFL low season program was scheduled to start this week, however groups aren’t allowed to report to their amenities due to the pandemic. A number of groups have began digital low season applications whereas gamers work out on their very own.
“Sorry Tom Brady! Our Tampa parks and recreation group cannot wait to welcome you and our whole neighborhood again with even greater smiles — till then, keep secure and keep dwelling as a lot as you’ll be able to to assist flatten the curve,” the Metropolis of Tampa tweeted.
Brady is renting a Tampa space dwelling from former New York Yankees star Derek Jeter. He signed a two-year, $50 million contract with the Buccaneers in March.