A special little guy! Tom Brady is of course all about his children, and he recently took some time to show just how crazy he is about his eldest son Jack by sending him quite the birthday message.

The 42-year-old took to Instagram on Thursday, August 21, to share a photo of his boy, who turned 12. ” 12 years ago, you blessed our lives with your love and light! I couldn’t imagine a more beautiful soul than you!” the star athlete wrote alongside the snap showing Jack on a donkey. “Happy Birthday Jackie! Your family loves you so much!”


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Gisele Bündchen — who has been married to the New England Patriots quarterback since 2009 — also sent a lovely message to her step-son. “Happy birthday to the best big brother in the world! We love you so much Jackie,” the model, 39, wrote under a pic of her kids watching the sunset.

Tom shares Jack with his ex, actress Bridget Moynahan. He and Gisele also have two more kids — Benjamin, 9, and Vivian, 6.

While Jack is all about sports like his dad, it took some time for the NFL icon to accept the fact that his youngest son doesn’t exactly have the same interests.

“When Benny came along, I thought he would be just like Jack,” Tom once told Men’s Health. “So I was like, ‘C’mon, let’s do this.’ And he was like, ‘Nope.’ And I was like, ‘What? No, do this!'” Tom didn’t face reality until Gisele stepped in.

“Gisele kept saying to me, ‘Would you effing understand that your son is different?’ It was hard for me,” Tom recalled. “I was like, ‘What do you mean? He’s a boy; he should just do all these things that I do.’ … The reality is that Benny just likes different things. And it’s great because now I just have to go do what he wants to do. When we do that, we have the best time. He’s like, ‘OMG, Dad, you’re so funny.’ He loves joking, and I joke back.”

It is certainly obvious that Tom is crazy about all of his kids!