Travis Kelce made a moving speech to his Kansas City Chiefs teammates ahead of their Super Bowl LVIII showdown with the San Francisco 49ers as, the two-time NFL champion looks to inspire his team to their latest championship win at the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas.
The dynamic tight end for the Kansas City Chiefs played a crucial role in Super Bowl LIV (54) in 2020. He scored a pivotal touchdown in the contest as Kelce’s contributions were instrumental in the Chiefs’ come-from-behind victory against the 49ers.
He then backed up his legacy in 2023 by prevailing over his brother’s Philadelphia Eagles in 2023 at Super Bowl LVII, when he scored another touchdown en route to a 38-35 victory as he carried for 81 yards from six attempts.
So he clearly knows what it takes to win and attempted to translate this to the Chiefs players who are perhaps unfamiliar, proving to be a great success according to reports.
“Chiefs coach Andy Reid had Patrick Mahomes, Travis Kelce and Chris Jones address the team last night at the hotel,” Albert Breer posted to X.com, formerly Twitter. “All were great. Kelce particularly so – “unbelievable” and “powerful”, according to people in the room, to the point where some teammates were moved to tears.
“Another coach got back to me on Travis Kelce’s address: “Not even close. The best talk/speech I’ve ever heard.”
Swift didn’t stay with Kelce on Saturday
Kelce eagerly anticipates his upcoming appearance on the grandest stage in American sports, where he’ll be supported by his girlfriend, Taylor Swift.
Swift concluded her Eras Tour in Japan before embarking on a whirlwind journey spanning most of the Pacific Ocean to attend Kelce’s Super Bowl LVIII game. However, instead of heading directly to Vegas from Tokyo, she made a detour to her LA home before flying to Vegas.
This decision likely stemmed from NFL regulations prohibiting players from staying with significant others the night before games, especially during Super Bowl week.