Gisele Bundchen Loves Handsome Jiu-Jitsu Instructor Joaquim Valente: ‘They Have a Deep Relationship’

Gisele Bundchen Loves Handsome Jiu-Jitsu Instructor Joaquim Valente: ‘They Have a Deep Relationship’

Gisele Bundchen is at the center of a flurry of rumors about the status of her relationship with her handsome jiu-jitsu instructor Joaquim Valente, with whom she has vacationed in Costa Rica on a number of occasions.

A source tells People that ‘Gisele loves and trusts [Joaquim] and has been spending a lot of time with him,” but the duo aren’t in a “traditional dating scenario.”

The conjecture about Gisele, 42, and Joaquim comes after the supermodel finalized her divorce from NFL icon Tom Brady, who she reportedly split with over his refusal to quit the sport.

She adores him: A source says Gisele Bundchen “adores and trusts” her handsome jiu-jitsu instructor, Joaquim Valente, but the two don’t have a “traditional dating scenario.”

Now, a source has revealed that Gisele and Joaquim have a deep personal relationship and that he is a teacher to her and the kids. Whether it will ever grow into something more is on the table.’

Another source explained that Gisele is “happy and doing really well” but is “focused on her kids, her health and her work.”

Gisele and Joaquim were spotted together in Costa Rica last week, just days before Tom’s Tampa Bay team’s disastrous 31-14 loss to the Cowboys on Monday – with the jock refusing to resign a second time.

Potential: Gisele and Joaquim have a deep personal relationship and he is a teacher to her and the children.  Whether it will ever grow into something more is on the table,

Potential: Gisele and Joaquim have a deep personal relationship and he is a teacher to her and the children. Whether it will ever grow into something more is on the table,” the insider added. Pictured 2021

In his last sighting with Gisele, Joaquim wore a gray top and shorts as he joined the Vogue cover star for a run – two months after the couple first met in the country together with their two children with Tom – Benjamin, 13, and Vivian , Was seen. 10 – which quickly sparked romance rumors between the pair.

However, a source close to Gisele angrily denied they were in a relationship at the time, insisting the date was anything but romantic – claiming Joaquim was nothing more than a close family friend.

“He’s been their kids’ jiu-jitsu instructor for years,” the insider claimed. “There is no truth to the rumors that they are dating.”

Split: The supermodel, 42, has reportedly split from NFL icon Tom Brady, 45, over his refusal to quit the sport (pictured in 2019)

Split: The supermodel, 42, has reportedly split from NFL icon Tom Brady, 45, over his refusal to quit the sport (pictured in 2019)

Gisele and Joaquim seem to have come a long way, and last year they even took part in a photo shoot for Dust Magazine alongside Joaquim’s brothers Pedro and Giu Valente.

An insider recently told People that Gisele is “very charged about her career over the next few months” following her divorce. “She’s busy making decisions and feels happier and more balanced than she has in a long time.”

Brady first retired in January 2022 while he was with the New England Patriots, but stayed away just 40 days before announcing he would be returning to the Buccaneers for the 2022 season.

Family: The couple share custody of their two children, Vivian and Benjamin.  Tom also has a third son, John, 15, from his relationship with Bridget Moynahan.  They will be shown in February 2022 after he announced his retirement - but changed his mind a month later

Family: The couple share custody of their two children, Vivian and Benjamin. Tom also has a third son, John, 15, from his relationship with Bridget Moynahan. They will be shown in February 2022 after he announced his retirement – but changed his mind a month later

The NFL superstar and the Brazilian supermodel confirmed their split on Oct. 28 after weeks of speculation.

Gisele filed for divorce because she felt her partner “wasn’t being as observant as he should have been.”

‘That’s what [Gisele] wanted: to be heard. And he didn’t hear her,” the insider noted to the website.

As Bundchen, a native of Brazil, was raising his two children, the athlete was “busily engaged in following his passion.” Brady also shares 15-year-old son Jack with ex Bridget Moynahan.

round two?  Brady's team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneeers, suffered a disastrous 31-14 loss to the Cowboys on Monday -- with the sportsman refusing to rule out retiring a second time

round two? Brady’s team, the Tampa Bay Buccaneeers, suffered a disastrous 31-14 loss to the Cowboys on Monday — with the sportsman refusing to rule out retiring a second time

Someone familiar with the quarterback said, “When he’s in the middle of a season, [Brady] does what most NFL players do: live, breathe, eat and sleep football.

Another source countered, “He was always there for her and the kids. Also in football.

“He’s an anomaly because he’s played for so long. Yes, he worked like all parents, but he always spends a lot of time with his family.”

Brady ducked questions Monday about the free hand and what the future holds for him, deciding to end his post-game media duties with a monologue praising the reporters in the room.

“I just want to say thank you for everything this year. I really appreciate all of your efforts,” Brady said after Tampa Bay’s 31-14 loss to the Cowboys.

Marital troubles: A source told People magazine that before the split, Tom wasn't as considerate of Gisele as he should have been.  They are pictured in September 2016

Marital troubles: A source told People magazine that before the split, Tom wasn’t as considerate of Gisele as he should have been. They are pictured in September 2016

In a statement posted to Instagram, the athlete called his and Gisele’s decision to end their relationship “painful” but vowed to put their children first so they “receive the love and attention they deserve.”

Gisele added in a separate post: “My priority has always been our children, who I love with all my heart.

“We will continue to raise together to give them the love, care and attention they so much deserve.

“The decision to end a marriage is never easy, but we grew apart. Of course it’s difficult to get through something like that.’

The supermodel concluded by noting that she “wishes” her ex “the best” and said she was “blessed” for the “time they had together.”

Brady had a chaotic season — both on and off the field — that culminated in his first losing campaign

Brady had a chaotic season — both on and off the field — that culminated in his first losing campaign