The Patriots will pay tribute to Tom Brady at their home opener in 2023.

Tom Brady will be recognized at the New England Patriots' 2023 home opener against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, September 10, according to owner Robert Kraft.

"I invited him back to be with us at the opening game and let the fans in New England thank him... it will be the beginning of many celebrations honoring Tom Brady," Kraft stated on NFL Network.

"He's very excited to come back and see our fans," Kraft said of Brady, who announced his retirement after 23 seasons. It will be a fantastic celebration."

Brady spent his first 20 seasons in New England (2000-2019), where he won six Super Bowls, before finishing his career with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2020-2022), where he won a seventh.

He is the only player in NFL history to have won more than five Super Bowls, and he has been voted Super Bowl MVP five times.

Brady announced his retirement from football "for good" on Feb. 1, revealing his decision on social media and claiming he "wouldn't change a thing" about his career.

 He also declared his retirement on Feb. 1, 2022, but changing his mind 40 days later and returned to play for the Buccaneers this season.

Brady retired as the NFL's all-time leader in passing yards (89,214) and touchdown passes (649). This past season, the three-time league MVP passed for 4,694 yards and 25 touchdowns,

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