Bill Belichick and Jon Bon Jovi were friends through the years

A Pat’s apply throughout Bill Belichick’s period might shortly flip into who’s who of well-known individuals, together with cameos from his buddy Jon Bon Jovi.

The legendary rocker was current at a coaching camp in 2019 and on the sidelines of the AFC Championship in opposition to the Pittsburgh Steelers at Gillette Stadium in 2017.

After the AFC Championship in January 2017, Belichick mentioned he was additionally “definitely aware” that Bon Jovi was in Robert Kraft’s proprietor’s field.

“Jon, man I’ve heard him play that song dozens of times. He had the place rocking, maybe a little more than we did,” Belichick mentioned on the time. “Pretty impressive. He’s a great friend, been a great friend for a long time. All the way back into the ’80s. We shared a lot of great moments together, including the 1990 Super Bowl in Tampa when he was in the locker room after the game, taking crazy pictures and stuff like that. Great memories from there.”

Belichick has mentioned their friendship dated again to his days on the Giants teaching workers. Bon Jovi is from New Jersey, grew up a Giants fan, and would come hang around at apply.

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Bill Belichick will get a excessive 5 from buddy Jon Bon Jovi after the Pats’ win the AFC Championship on Jan. 22, 2017. (Matt West/Boston Herald)

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New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick walks off the sector with Jon Bon Jovi after a joint apply with the New York Giants at Gillette Stadium on Aug. 25, 2021 in Foxboro. (Nancy Lane/Boston Herald)

FOXBORO MA. - AUGUST 12: Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots talks with singer Jon Bon Jovi during training camp at Gillette Stadium. (Staff Photo By Nancy Lane/MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

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Head coach Bill Belichick of the New England Patriots talks with singer Jon Bon Jovi throughout a coaching camp at Gillette Stadium on Aug. 12, 2019. (Nancy Lane/Boston Herald)