Trump says Patriots’ Tom Brady, Bill Belichick supporting him

Manchester, New Hampshire( CNN) Donald Trump announced Monday that New England Patriots star quarterback Tom Brady and the team’s tutor are corroborating his campaign for president.

Trump told backers in this Patriots-supporting battleground state on the eve of Election Day that Brady called him earlier in the day to tell him he voted for him, and that they are able to share the news with backers. Trump also said he received a note of the assistance provided from Patriots coach Bill Belichick, who exhorted Trump to share the note with backers during his rally here Monday night.

“Donald, I support you, you’re my friend and I voted for you, ” Trump pronounced Brady told him over the phone on Monday, depicting ear-shattering ovation from the crowd of more than 11,000 backers, based on the venue’s capacity.

Mar 6, 2016 at 11:18 am PST