WATCH: Tom Brady's Super Bowl jersey is returned to Boston

The jersey was then "stolen" by Rob Gronkowski in Fenway Park

BY Daniel Kelly 12:05 Tuesday 4 April 2017, 12:05 4 Apr 2017

New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) steals the Super Bowl jersey of quarterback Tom Brady prior to the Opening Day game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Picture by: USA TODAY Network/SIPA USA/PA Images

Monday was enjoyable day for Boston's sports fans.

The Boston Red Sox played their first home game of the season, and Tom Brady finally got his hands on his Super Bowl jerseys.

Brady had his historic Super Bowl LI jersey stolen from the winning locker room after the Patriots' comeback win over the Atlanta Falcons. It was recovered last month in Mexico, but he finally got his hands on it on Monday in Boston.

Hours after Brady got his hands on the jersey, he joined some team mates including Rob Gronkowski in Fenway Park, as the Patriots were honoured for their fifth Super Bowl win. 

Despite being a California native, Brady is Boston royalty, having led the team to all of their Super Bowl triumphs. He has given the honour of throwing the ceremonial first pitch of the season.

Gronkowski, who had been an integral part in WrestleMania, less the 24 hours beforehand stole the show though, when Brady showed off the stolen jersey to the adoring crowd. 'Gronk' appeared to 'steal' the jersey once more, jokingly running around the Fenway Park outfield, before being caught by the quarterback.

Luckily for Brady, the jersey returned to its rightful owner. As historic as the Super Bowl LI comeback was, the fact the jersey was stolen adds to its legend. 

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