While his off-field life is receiving more attention, the National Football League star started dating Taylor Swift and hosted ‘Saturday Night Live’ during the course of the past year.
Travis Kelce is not considering retiring from the National Football League in the near future, despite the fact that his star power off the field is growing stronger.
When Kelce, who is 34 years old, was asked if he has any intentions to finish his career as a football player, he responded by saying, “I have no reason to stop playing football.” It was during a news conference that took place on Thursday, before the NFL Playoffs.
And it’s not just because of his performance on the field that Kelce has been the focus of the NFL all year long. Since the Kansas City Chiefs tight end and Taylor Swift started expressing interest in a romantic connection during the end of the summer of 2017, the couple’s relationship has been in the news almost every single day.
In the meantime, Kelce’s celebrity status has experienced a meteoric rise on its own. This past March, the National Football League player was the host of Saturday Night Live. In November, he was featured on the cover of the Wall Street Journal magazine. Additionally, he has become a well-known face in television advertising during the entire year.
The Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, who is 87 years old, carries the ball during a National Football League football game on December 25, 2023 in Kansas City, Missouri. The game was played against the Las Vegas Raiders. Raiders prevailed over Chiefs by a score of 20-14.
“I’ve been fortunate enough to do a few things outside of the world of sports that I’ve been enjoying doing, such as getting on camera,” Kelce said on Thursday. It’s funny for me to even say that at this point in my career because I believe that it’s so much further down the road than it is right now. The SNL thing kind of opened up a new happiness and a new professional route for me, but it’s funny for me to even say that at this point in my career.
With regard to his professional football career and the amount of enjoyment he derives from playing the game, it goes without saying that Kelce is of the opinion that he still has a lot of playing time remaining.
On Thursday, Kelce simply stated, “I adore it.” The phrase “We still have success”
Kelce is still considered to be one of the best players in the league when he is on the field. The Chiefs offense is led by his 984 receiving yards, and he has contributed five touchdowns to the team’s total output in 15 games.
Kelce was also instrumental in the Chiefs’ achievement of an 11-6 overall record, which included their eighth consecutive AFC West Championship and their ninth consecutive appearance in the playoffs.
Kelce’s mother, who was listed on the list of the 25 Most Interesting People of the Year by People magazine, stated in the cover article of the Wall Street Journal magazine about her son that he is “happier than I’ve seen him in a long time” this season. This is mostly due to the fact that he is in a relationship with Swift, who is 34 years old.
After the Super Bowl, Kelce told reporters in October, “It feels like I was on top of the world and right now I’m even more on top of the world.” This statement was made shortly after the singer from “Love Story” started attending his games and sitting near his mother Donna.
With the goal of defending their Super Bowl triumph from 2023 and advancing to the championship game for the fourth time in the past five seasons, the Chiefs are attempting to achieve this goal.
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The Chiefs will begin the playoffs against a Dolphins team that is offensively talented. The Chiefs will then potentially face two teams that were pre-season favorites to win the Super Bowl: the Buffalo Bills and the Baltimore Ravens. The road to the Super Bowl is difficult, but the Chiefs will eventually make it to the championship game.
It is estimated by The Kansas City Star that the Chiefs have a seventy percent probability of making it to the Super Bowl, despite the fact that their journey will be challenging.