Published October 25, 2013
The holidays are just around the corner, and some of the biggest names in sports (for on- or off-the-field activities) and getting ready as only mega-millionaires can.
Dropping eight figures on a place to live!
For supermodel arm candy / Patriots QB Tom Brady and wife Gisele Bündchen (said supermodel), it appears they'll be settling down in a cozy little three-bedroom condo in New York, with a price tag of $14 million, Page Six reported Thursday .
"They went for the model apartment, which is a full-floor private residence with amazing city and river-to-river plus park views," a source told Page Six.
And as if Jets and Giants fan haven't had enough Tom Brady in their lives, another source told Page Six: "It will allow Tom Brady to look down on Gotham like Batman."
According to Forbes, the power couple brought in $80 million in the past year , second only to Beyonce and Jay-Z in the couples' cash game.
And while Brady plays in the Northeast and a pad in NY seems like an ideal fit, a glimpse at Bündchen's Instagram account last week shows she may have been the one calling the shots on this buy.
Having fun shooting outside today ¿¿¿¿¿¿Me divertido fotografando ao ar livre.
Beautiful view from our set today #NYskyline ¿¿Linda vista da nossa locação hoje #NY
But on the other end of the spectrum, perhaps in every way, comes a gift that would be sure to make anybody who prefers the surf over the snow green with envy.
She's not married, she's not an athlete and she hasn't even been seen at many sporting events recently. And her place reportedly cost only $12 million -- before she knocked it down and started all over.
TMZ on Thursday reported that Elin Nordegren, Tiger Woods' ex-wife, is nearing completion of her North Palm Beach, Fla. "mega-mansion" . Or, as TMZ calls it ...
Elin Nordegren -- The Mansion ADULTERY Built ... Is Almost Complete! http://t.co/YuHVJEUvfG
-- TMZ Sports (@TMZ_Sports) October 24, 2013 And, according to the report, the property should be complete by December.
Dashing through sand, indeed!
The original article can be found at FOXSports.com: 2 pads, $26 million — Happy Holidays!.