The number 87 jersey became the hottest item on the market following the power vocalist’s appearance at the Chiefs’ game on Sunday.
Obviously, the dynamic duo are celebrated stars in their respective fields; however, they have fans singing Hannah Montana’s “The Best of Both Worlds” song with their speculated romance. Although they are yet to confirm the gossip, the pair keep giving lovebirds vibes.
From allegedly clearing out a restaurant for an intimate date to riding off into the sunset, it is clear that something is brewing between the entertainers. Swifties certainly believe the couple is an item and are presumably the faces behind the increased demand for the athlete’s merchandise.
Taylor Swift’s Appearance Sparks Increase In Travis Kelce’s Jersey Sales
The “Look What You Made Me Do” singer sent the internet into a frenzy on Sunday, September 24, when she was seen cheering for her speculated boyfriend. The Kansas City Chiefs had battled against the Chicago Bears at the Arrowhead Stadium.
Following her active participation in the game, Fanatics, the league’s official e-commerce partner revealed the media personality’s appearance had caused a ripple effect as Kelce’s No. 87 became one of the most popular items at the NFL Shop.
“Yesterday, Travis Kelce was one of the top 5 selling NFL players and saw a nearly 400% spike in sales throughout the Fanatics network of sites, including NFLShop.com,” the source explained. While the identities of those behind the purchases could not be revealed, the increased sales coincided with Swift’s game appearance.
The “You Belong With Me” hitmaker’s fanbase were no strangers to supporting their idol and could have easily broken their banks to buy her rumored beau’s merchandise. Additionally, the blonde beauty gave them plenty of reasons to care about Kelce, given her loud cheers at the game.
The Academy of Country Music Award winner was spotted screaming her heart out after the NFL star scored a touchdown against the Chicago Bears. In the viral video of the moment, the 33-year-old excitedly jumped to her feet, celebrating her rumored lover’s achievement with none other than his mother.
The moment sent swifties spiraling on the X platform, with many supporting the duo’s alleged romance. “Let’s be honest, they’ve been together more than we all think… #Taylor #TaylorSwift …. She’s into him. Period,” someone claimed.
Another wondered what their couple’s name would be and played with a few ideas. The individual chimed: “I’m rooting for these two. Taylor and Travis, that is. I can see it. I thought Kelce had a new, slick haircut and looked slimmer. Now we know why…right? #TaylorSwift #TravisKelce Are we saying #TayTrav, or what is the merge?”
As fans believed, the “Bad Blood” artist appeared to have a close relationship with Kelce. The 33-year-old confirmed he had invited the chart-topper to his Sunday match during an appearance on ESPN’s “The Pat McAfee Show.”
Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce leaving Arrowhead together after the Chiefs game. pic.twitter.com/wuW4eDMMn6
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“I mean, I threw it out there. I threw the ball in her court. I told her, ‘I’ve seen you rock the stage in Arrowhead. You might have to see me rock the stage in Arrowhead and see which one is a little more lit.’ We’ll see what happens shortly,” the two-time Super Bowl champion chimed.
Taylor Swift Reportedly Emptied A Restaurant For Private Date With Travis Kelce
Following the Kansas City Chiefs game, the “Blank Space” songstress was seen leaving the Arrowhead Stadium with the NFL star. Although the pair did not give off any signs of PDA, the blonde beauty was seen grinning brightly and laughing as they exited the building.
The pair reportedly celebrated the game with a romantic date, according to eyewitnesses. Fans spotted the duo at a restaurant and claimed the award-winning artist bought the entire eatery for an intimate meal with her companion. However, these claims were yet to be verified.
On the other hand, these insiders captured the speculated lovebirds driving off into the sunset in Kelce’s old school convertible with the hood down and wind in their hair. Despite these heartwarming events, the question remains: “Are the pair dating?”
The athlete’s brother, Jason Kelce, did not have any answers as he claimed, “No one actually knows what’s going on, especially when you’ve got Jason Kelce on live television telling people both sides.”
Nonetheless, the Ohio native’s sibling noted the possibility of romance was relatively high. “I try to keep his business kind of his business, stay out of that world. But having said that, I think he’s doing great, and I think it’s all 100% true,” Jason said.