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Unnamed bidder drops $40,000 on one of Tom Brady’s deflated balls

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To many, Tom Brady is the perfect man. He's just so damn dreamy.

In fact, he is sooooo popular that one individual went and paid over $40,000 for one of his deflated, discarded balls. Hey! Keep your mind out of the gutter! We are talking about footballs, ya with me?

Yes, it appears that one of the footballs used in the AFC Championship that led to "DeflateGate" was sold at an auction on Saturday for a whopping $43,740. That's gotta be over the market price for balls.

Sports auction house Lelands took an opportunity and ran with it, making one of the biggest profits ever for a football.

The buyer has not yet been identified, although we have our suspicions ...

H/T to The New York Post