This is certainly an eye-opening statistic. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is widely regarded as the greatest NFL QB of all time, but it doesn't look like he's very well liked around the country.
Sportsbetting.ag created a Twitter map using geotagged Twitter data from 50 thousand tweets, and the result was overwhelming: Brady is the most-disliked player in the NFL.
The map revealed that the former Michigan quarterback is the most hated player in a whopping 30 out of 50 states in the US.
Twitter map shows Brady is most hated NFL player across U.S.. https://t.co/fB1f8z9zDz pic.twitter.com/pFNgBzHPJv
— theScore (@theScore) December 20, 2019
Of course, playing in a whopping nine Super Bowl games and winning six of them while holding numerous accomplishments, records, and accolades will make anyone not like you. Of course, there's also the multiple controversies surrounding the Patriots and their integrity that surely plays a role in how others view him.
So, who else made the cut?
Lamar Jackson: 5 states
Aaron Rodgers: 4 states
Eli Manning: 3 states
Drew Brees: 2 states
Russell Wilson: 2 states
Ben Roethlisberger: 1 state
Cam Newton: 1 state
Kirk Cousins: 1 state
Ezekiel Elliott: 1 state