Tom Brady’s game-worn jersey was famously stolen after the Patriots’ recent Super Bowl victory.
As one of the guests of honor during the Opening Day festivities for the Boston Red Sox along with Patriots owner Robert Kraft and teammates James White, Dion Lewis and Rob Gronkowski, Brady was greeted by the Fenway faithful on Monday.
Holding up the jersey that was recovered by the FBI in Mexico, Brady relished the opportunity to hear deafening cheers by the raucous crowd, who gave him the standing ovation that he rightfully deserved.
It was a picturesque moment.
But not for long.
At the height of the cheers, Gronk sprung into action. Check out the hilarious theft below:
Here’s another angle of the goofball's antics:
After a brief chase into shallow right field, Brady recorded the first sack of his career on his comedian buddy and the two shared a laugh on the ground behind second base.
Here is the full footage of their time in the spotlight, captured from the press box.
Earlier in the day, Kraft presented Brady with his long-lost jersey in front of the media.
That was a pretty cool moment, as it was returned to its rightful owner. Judging by Brady's reaction, it meant a lot to him.
As you can expect, the Boston crowd mobbed Brady as he made his way into the stadium before the game.
That’s what happens when you’re a hero to an entire city.
As for Gronk, it's been a busy few days.On Sunday night, he made a surprise appearance at WrestleMania.
It appears as though he might already have a job lined up, as Vince McMahon and company had to have identified his natural talent in his brief performance.
As one of the most hilarious and electric celebrity athletes, Gronk continually proves that laughs will ensue wherever he is and through whatever he does.
Of course, no trip to Fenway was complete without a picture with Wally.
Like a big kid, Gronk was giddy with happiness.
On Monday night, it seemed as though he was in need of some relaxation, as he kicked up his feet and watched the NCAA basketball championship game between Gonzaga and North Carolina.
Overall, the Opening Day theft was a great way to create a lighthearted laugh before the intensity and pressure of Opening Day overcame the Red Sox fans.
By the way, the Sox beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-3.
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