Tom Brady: I did not vote for Trump!

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Leicester Tigers wing Tom Brady was forced to explain that he did not vote for Donald Trump in the United States presidential election after being mistaken for the more well-known New England Patriots quarterback of the same name.

NFL star Brady is reported to be a supporter of Republican candidate Trump, who will become the 45th US president after securing a remarkable victory over Hillary Clinton, although publicly he has refused to confirm his allegiance.

Seemingly, several confused Twitter users contacted Tigers back Brady about his voting intentions, leading the 25-year-old to explain that he had not, of course, taken part in an election for which he is ineligible.

"In response to the tweets I've received from people who may, or may not, have me mistaken for someone else... I have NOT voted for #Trump," he posted on Twitter.

Trump had previously claimed that Patriots star Brady, a four-time Super Bowl winner, was rooting for his campaign.