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Chiefs’ tight end Travis Kelce looking forward to team’s White House visit

The traditional White House visit by championship sports teams has become contentious in today’s cancel culture. Tight end Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs, however, considers it an honor.

Kelce told a reporter this week that he was excited to be headed to the White House following the team’s Super Bowl victory, calling the upcoming meeting a “crazy opportunity,” according to The Daily Wire.

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“You looking forward to going to the White House?” a TMZ reporter asked Kelce.

“Oh, yeah! Always, man!” Kelce responded.

After the report was made, Kelce doubled down on his enthusiasm, emphasizing that an invitation to the White House is a “unique opportunity to experience” no matter who’s in office.


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“Grew up my whole life watching teams win championships and then go to the White House and get recognized for their greatness regardless of who is in office,” he tweeted. “I think it’s a unique opportunity to experience our nation’s capital.”

Coach Andy Reid agrees with Kelce. As noted previously by The Daily Wire, he said the prospect of a White House invitation would be “quite an honor.” “I mean, I’ll be there,” Reid. said “If they’re inviting us, I’ll be there. It’s quite an honor.”

However, at least one player is not as excited as Kelce. Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark said he has “mixed emotions” about the White House visit.

“I know historically … that’s something you do as a Super Bowl champion,” he said. “But we’ll see, man. It’s a lot of mixed emotions about stuff going on there. We’ll see.”

Trump tweeted his congratulations to the team after its victory, saying, “Congratulations to the Kansas City Chiefs on a great game and a fantastic comeback under immense pressure, We are proud of you and the great state of Missouri. You are true champions!”

–Alan Goforth | Metro Voice

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