Originally written on Bush League Chronicle  |  Last updated 5/24/15

It went unreported until now, but New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft quietly sent his condolences to the parents of an American soldier killed in battle by way of personal letter, soon after learning the soldier was a big Patriots fan.In the letter, Kraft praised Southern California native Max Steinberg for joining the Israel Defense Forces to "keep our beloved Israel safe." Kraft reached out to the Steinberg family when he saw a picture of Max wearing a Patriots cap during a news broadcast reporting his death.Steinberg died two weeks ago during a heated battle in Gaza that also reportedly killed 12 other IDF soldiers. He was only 24-years-old.Needless to say, the letter is a classy gesture by Kraft.You can read the letter in its entirety at this link.Via TMZ Sports

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