travis kelce he finally got his moment on the big stage.
Kansas City Chiefs Quarterback Patrick Mahomes went viral last month after he prevented the star tight end from speaking at the podium during the team’s visit to the White House following their Super Bowl LVII victory.
But the two-time league MVP couldn’t stop Kelce during the ESPYs on Wednesday night after the Chiefs were honored with the «Best Team» award.
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«No, man. You already took a mic from me, baby. You’re not taking another one,» Kelce said as he stepped in front of Mahomes, who walked over to the mic. «I have something to say».
Although Kelce previously admitted that he had plans to address the nation during his trip to the white house his message on Wednesday night was thank you.
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«In all seriousness, it’s crazy what athletics, what sports can do. It’s obviously brought us all together, and it’s very unique in that regard. So diverse, especially the game of football. Look here, you’ll see a lot of different human beings. You look in our wardrobe, it becomes even more diverse.»
He continued: «The thing about sports is that it teaches you a lot about life. It teaches you about yourself. It teaches you about the people around you. And you can take that and carry it into other aspects of your life that you can.» really I appreciate.»
«I can’t tell you how much I love playing for Kansas City, how much I love playing for the Kansas City Chiefs, and how much I love playing for these guys behind me. And I’m sure every single guy on that team says the exact same thing. And from That’s what teamwork is all about and that’s what this whole auditorium is about.»
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But before leaving the stage on Wednesday night, Kelce fired off one of his signature lines from last season: «You’ve got to fight for your right to party!»
In addition to the «Best Team» award, Mahomes was named «Best Male Athlete» after winning his second Super Bowl title in five seasons.