Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/19/12
Tom Brady has never been one to shy away from the limelight, and his willingness to have some fun has translated well into some off-the-field opportunities. The Patriots quarterback has parlayed that into some high-profile gigs on the entertainment side of the world, from a turn hosting Saturday Night Live to his partnership with UGG, which was often the subject of much mirth from Patriots haters. Brady’s latest advertisement for the Australian shoe company allows him to show off some of the acting chops he’s acquired over the years, but he is far from the only Boston athlete to star in a memorable commercial. From Brad Marchand‘s classic lines to Rob Gronkowski‘s trademark spikes to David Ortiz‘s ride in a washing machine, New England’s sports stars have had a lot of fun starring in some entertaining ads. Click here to see some of the best commercials starring Boston athletes >>

This article first appeared on NESN.com and was syndicated with permission.

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