President Joe Biden alluded to his advancing years during a White House ceremony honoring Super Bowl LV champions, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Biden, 78, made the reference after introducing veteran quarterback Tom Brady, 43, and head coach Bruce Arians, 68, during the South Lawn event on Tuesday. The pair became the oldest quarterback and coach in history to win the Super Bowl when they defeated the Kansas City Chiefs, 31–9, in February.
“As far as I am concerned, there is nothing wrong with being the oldest guy to make it to the mountain top,” Biden told them.
In January, Biden became the oldest president to be inaugurated. Ronald Reagan left office at the age of 77 in 1989.
Biden also sneaked in a Delaware mention, singling out wide receiver Chris Godwin during his brief remarks.
Before gifting Biden with a commemorative “46” jersey, Brady