Travis Kelce was already one of many biggest tight ends in NFL historical past earlier than this season. The Kansas City Chiefs star all of the sudden grew to become exponentially extra well-known during the last yr due to his relationship with Taylor Swift.
The Chiefs gained the Super Bowl once more on Sunday evening, defeating the San Francisco 49ers, 25-22, in time beyond regulation. Kansas Metropolis grew to become the ninth NFL staff ever to win the Tremendous Bowl in back-to-back years with the victory. It’s their third championship within the final 5 years. No NFL staff has ever three-peated, however is anybody actually going to wager in opposition to KC subsequent season?
Jonas Valanciunas, beginning middle for the New Orleans Pelicans, type of appears like a supersized Kelce. Whereas Kelce is a large dude by nearly any commonplace at 6’5, 250 kilos, Valanciunas is 6’11, 265 kilos. Each are across the similar age, with Kelce being born in 1989 and Valanciunas being born in 1992. After the Chiefs scored the game-winning TD in opposition to the Niners on Sunday, Pelicans teammates instantly put Valanciunas on digital camera and pretended like he simply gained the Tremendous Bowl.
Pelicans ahead Trey Murphy III took the video above of Valanciunas celebrating like he was a member of the Chiefs. Valanciunas resides vicariously via Kelce’s success, and that offers him loads to rejoice these days.
The 2 star athletes actually do look related:
Valanciunas has had an exquisite NBA profession, and continues to be a extremely good beginning middle for a playoff caliber staff within the Pelicans. If wanting like Kelce brings him extra consideration, each the Pelicans and the NBA will take it.