Gisele Bündchen noticed that she was sweating with her Jiu-Jitsu instructor
Despite claims that the pair have not met, Gisele Bundchen she was photographed again with her jujitsu instructor Joaquim Valente, but this time they went jogging. The model and Tom Brady announced their divorce at the end of last year, after the athlete returned to the field after a few weeks of separation.
Meanwhile, in 2023, the mother of two returned to modeling. Bündchen recently graced the cover of the new Louis Vuitton campaign shared earlier this month.
Earlier, the model and her two children, Benjamin Rein and Vivian Lake, went on a family vacation in Provincia de Puntarenas, Costa Rica. The family’s tutor, Valente, was also spotted on the trip, which came two weeks after Bündchen and Brady announced their divorce was final.
Read on to learn more.
Gisele Bündchen and Joaquim Valente ran together
Bündchen was recently spotted again with her jiu-jitsu instructor Valente. In picturescan be seen running alongside the Brazilian model in Costa Rica, the same place she was previously spotted on a family vacation with her two children.
While Bündchen wore a matching olive sports bra and jogging bottoms, the instructor wore black jogging bottoms and a light blue T-shirt.
According to recent reports, Brady is still recovering from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ horrific loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Monday. The NFL player declined to comment on the future of his football career or even his second retirement.
Brady previously retired in January 2022; however, just weeks after the announcement, he returned and announced that he would continue for another season.
Gisele Bündchen shared a video with Joaquim Valente
After rumors swirled about the duo being a couple, a source close to the model has spoken out People Magazine to clarify the situation. They said: “He and his two brothers are Gisele and the children’s martial arts teachers. They’re not dating.”
In February 2022, Bündchen posted a video of her and Valente at one of their classes. There, she revealed that she felt “stronger” and more confident since joining her classes. He wrote: “I think the more tools we have in our toolbox, the better.”
The model continued: “I feel stronger, more confident and more empowered since I started practicing self-defense. I feel this is an important skill for everyone, but especially for us women. Thank you @ValenteBrothers for being great teachers and making training so much fun. I look forward to continuing to improve. Come on!”
The supermodel and Jiu Jitsu instructor was spotted in Costa Rica
Bündchen and her jujitsu instructor were first rumored to have met in November after dining at a restaurant in Costa Rica with the Brazilian model’s two children. Valente’s co-coach Jordan was with them that night.
While Purepeoplea famous Brazilian gossip site claimed the pair were dating, an insider said Page six he claimed that the tutor was merely a family friend and that the relationship was “strictly platonic and professional”. They continued: “Joaquim and his two brothers have been training Gisele and the kids in martial arts for the past year and a half.”
Another source added, “Jordan and Joaquim travel with the family when they’re out of town because the kids are homeschooled.” A source close to the family claimed: “It looks like Gisele is showing off and showing Tom what he’s missing.”
Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady finalized their divorce last year
After 13 years of marriage, the famous Brazilian model and Brady called off their union in October 2022. Their problems reportedly began later that year after the once-retired NFL star decided to come out of retirement and get back on the field.
Reports claimed that the decision caused quite a stir between the couple, and Bündchen ended up moving into a separate apartment. By October, Brady took to social media to announce that they had finalized their “painful” divorce and were now committed to co-parenting their children.
“Recently, my wife and I finalized our divorce after 13 years of marriage,” the post reads. “We made this decision amicably and with gratitude for the time we spent together. We are blessed with beautiful and wonderful children who continue to be the center of our world in every way.”