Still, past missteps serve only as motivation for Brady, and when he takes the field in September, he’ll be wholly focused on the task at hand. That’s due mostly to Brady’s inner drive, but he said that his determination was aided by — of all things — a documentary on an 85-year-old chef’s quest to improve upon his sushi.
“It smacked me in the face as a reaffirmation,” Brady said in the feature. “Just be in the moment. What’s better than what you’re doing? Nothing.”
A.B. After some extensive research (googling: 85 year old sushi chef) it’s clear that the movie Tom Brady is talking about is Jiro Dreams Of Sushi.
At first the quote amused me. I just chalked it up to another instance of Brady being weird. But after watching the trailer for JDoS, I get what Brady means (although it’s still weird). Jiro is known as the best sushi chef in the world as Brady is considered by many as the best QB of all time. But Jiro, even at the age of 85, is not satisfied with his awards and