With Taylor Swift on mind, Travis Kelce braces for Xmas day games, shelves family fun

Travis Kelce and brother Jason Kelce anticipate fun-filled Christmas day

While many families are unwrapping gifts on Christmas Day, NFL stars Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs and his brother Jason Kelce of the Philadelphia Eagles will be taking the field.

Travis, 34, and the Chiefs will host the Las Vegas Raiders, while 36-year-old Jason and the Eagles face off against the New York Giants. Despite working on the holiday, Travis anticipates a fun day, revealing that Christmas celebrations will happen at a later date.

The Kelce brothers’ mom, Donna Kelce, is known to attend both sons’ games on the same day, though scheduling conflicts may pose a challenge this year. With the Chiefs kicking off at 1 pm ET and the Eagles starting a few hours later at 4:30 pm, the family plans to celebrate Christmas after the games. Jason Kelce expressed his intention to celebrate afterwards, and Travis confirmed similar plans.

Acknowledging the unwavering support from the Chiefs Kingdom, Travis appreciates the fans who travel with the team. Reflecting on their recent win against the New England Patriots, where pop icon Taylor Swift cheered him on, Travis notes, “It’s always a luxury playing for Kansas City — home and away.”

In Sunday’s game, the Chiefs secured a 27-17 victory over the Patriots, breaking a two-game losing streak. Swift, accompanied by her dad, Scott Swift, and Brittany Mahomes (wife of Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes), watched from a suite at Gillette Stadium, donned in Chiefs gear.

Swift’s fervent reaction to a play, visibly upset over a no-call involving Patriots player Myles Bryant, made waves. Despite the emotional moment, the Chiefs prevailed, maintaining their lead and clinching the win.

Responding to Swift’s enthusiasm, Bryant commented, “It’s a high-stakes game. People get really into it, so it’s cool. It’s cool she’s into it.” The Kelce brothers, accustomed to navigating the pressures of the game, will now navigate the unique challenge of a Christmas Day showdown.