Originally written on The Juicy Online  |  Last updated 10/22/14

NEW ORLEANS - NOVEMBER 30: Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots celebrates after Laurence Maroney scored a 2-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter against the New Orleans Saints at Louisana Superdome on November 30, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and his team was part of Super Bowl XLVI (46), but back on Febuary 6, 2011, Brady, the Patriots, and 29 other NFL teams watched Super Bowl XLV (45).

While other NFL star threw Super Bowl parties and even watched the big game with their family and friends (via bars and their homes), Brady watched the big game (via an illegal streaming website). 
Last Thursday, days before Super Bowl XLVI, Brady told reporters in Indianapolis that he watched last year's Super Bowl on a illegal streaming website, AP reports. 
Apparently Brady wasn't in the United States, as he told reporters that he was in Costa Rica "rehabbing his foot". "Last year I was rehabbing my foot in Costa Rica, watching the game on an illegal Super Bowl website. And now I'm actually playing in the game. So it's pretty cool", Brady said. 
Shortly after his comment, investigators seized 16 sites and brought criminal charges against a Michigan man named Yonjo Quiroa who controlled nine of them. 
Quiroa is being held in jail WITHOUT BAIL
In court papers, authorities said that Quiroa registered nine of the 16 seized domain names in 2010 and 2011 before operating the websites from his home and collecting a $13,000 profit from advertisers, who paid him to run ads on his site.  
U.S. Attonery Preet Bharara warned sports fans in a press release that piracy cost sports leagues and broadcasters millions of dollars, which would force increases in ticket prices and other cost which is passed to the consumers. 

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