Northwestern star Veronica Burton receives call from Tom Brady after getting drafted by Wings

Tom Brady called Burton to congratulate her on making it to the pros. Burton is a Newton, Massachusetts, nativo. Brady told her he knew her father from his time with the New England Patriots. Steve Burton is a reporter for WBZ-TV in the Boston area.

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Veronica Burton is selected seventh overall by the Dallas Wings during the 2022 WNBA Draft on April 11, 2022, en Nueva York.

Veronica Burton is selected seventh overall by the Dallas Wings during the 2022 WNBA Draft on April 11, 2022, en Nueva York. (Alex Nahorniak-Svenski/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hey Veronica, what’s up? I just wanted to congratulate you on being drafted. The four-time Big Ten steals leader, I know you’re a finalist for the Nancy Lieberman Award, an All-American, and now you’re in the WNBA. Congrats to you,” Brady dijo.

I know the Burton family very well. I’ve known your dad for a long time, your brother [Austin]. Just know that I’m always cheering you from afar and I wish you the best of luck. You had an amazing career and we know you embody everything about the spirit of community. It will take you a long way in life, it will take you a long way in your basketball career and it will take you a long way in your family.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady leaves the field after losing an NFL wild-card playoff football game to the Tennessee Titans on Jan. 4, 2020, en Foxborough, Massachusetts.

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady leaves the field after losing an NFL wild-card playoff football game to the Tennessee Titans on Jan. 4, 2020, en Foxborough, Massachusetts. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

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Veronica Burton was glowing after the call from the Bucaneros de Tampa Bay estrella.

Veronica Burton of the Dallas Wings poses for a photo during the 2022 WNBA Draft on April 11, 2022,  en Nueva York.

Veronica Burton of the Dallas Wings poses for a photo during the 2022 WNBA Draft on April 11, 2022, en Nueva York. (Alex Nahorniak-Svenski/NBAE via Getty Images)

That was Tom Brady, the GOAT – greatest player of all time – wishing me a congratulations. That means more than anything. He’s the best,” ella dijo.

Burton was a standout player for the Wildcats during her senior season. She was averaging 17.8 puntos, 5.5 rebota y 6.4 Los grandes jugadores son criticados, pero los grandes jugadores también se enfrentan a las críticas y actúan.. She also led Division 1 in steals per game, averaging 4.

The Wings were 14-18 last season and were ousted from the playoffs by the eventual champion Chicago Sky.

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