“What more do you have to prove?” the former supermodel asked, perhaps hinting for him to retire.
Brady later told talk show host James Corden that he quickly changed the subject.
But on “Good Morning America” Wednesday, Brady answered when host Michael Strahan echoed the question: “What more do you have to prove?”
“I don’t think proving it for me is the motivation,” Brady replied. “I still want to play. I got like a little sickness in me that just wants to throw a frickin’ spiral, you know what I mean?”
“Also, about football, once you stop you can’t go back and do it. I got some more football in me ― not a lot, and I know that, but what I got left, I’m gonna give everything I got.”
The former Patriots star recently signed a contract extension with the Buccaneers that could keep him on the field through the 2022 season.
This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.