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Tom Brady shares pic of himself on Instagram, inspires confusion

Tom Brady took to Instagram on Tuesday to post a photograph of himself to celebrate a new endorsement partnership with a luxury Swiss watch manufacturer, and his appearance in the pic has inspired a bit of confusion.

Brady has been officially introduced as the Global Brand Ambassador for Swiss watchmaker IWC Schaffhausen. A photoshoot starring the New England Patriots quarterback sporting the company’s watches was part of the media blitz to announce the partnership. While the photographs are indeed well done, Brady looks a bit … different in them.

Reactions to Brady’s visage in the pic on social media have ranged from people joking it’s not him to accusations from others that he has undergone cosmetic surgery.

The manner in which Brady looks a bit strange in the photographs arguably can be attributed to a little photo-editing overkill and the like, as the six-time Super Bowl champion does indeed look a bit airbrushed.

In any event, Brady obviously is unaware of the social media mockery, nor will he presumably care if he ever he learns of it. Either way, this latest partnership is simply another notch in Brady’s endorsement belt, and one that has left him excited.

“I am honored to be partnering with IWC Schaffhausen, a brand I’ve long admired, not only for their timeless design but their precise engineering and attention to detail,” Brady said. “I am excited to be part of the IWC family and look forward to collaborating with their talented team to share the brand’s unique heritage globally.”