Travis Kelce’s developed-out beard assists him get “s–t accomplished.”
The 34-calendar year-previous Kansas City Chiefs restricted close has not shaved “since before Christmas” and feels it is aided him participate in “way far better.”
“I experience when I search in the mirror, I seem rugged. I’m targeted — targeted on anything. I’m performing to acquiring some s–t performed,” Travis said on the Thursday, February 8, episode of his and brother Jason Kelce’s “New Heights” podcast. “I haven’t been apprehensive about anything but getting s–t done. I come to feel the ability of it. It provides me electrical power. … I have been actively playing way far better.”
When Jason questioned Travis no matter if the appear is his “playoff beard,” Travis proudly claimed, “Yeah!”
Quite a few NFL stars decide for the developed-out seem as a superstitious practice that involves not shaving facial hair right up until soon after the AFC and NFC championships and Tremendous Bowl.
Kelce and the Chiefs are set to acquire on the San Francisco 49ers at the large game on Sunday, February 11. (The Chiefs scored their place right after defeating the Baltimore Ravens on January 28 as the 49ers beat the Detroit Lions.)
Somewhere else in the episode, Travis tackled his viral fade haircut. “Can you guys stop telling persons I invented the fade? I did not,” he claimed. “I walked into a barber store one working day and didn’t even know what I was acquiring. I did not invent the fade.”
Travis formerly termed the statements he invented the seem “absolutely ridiculous” during a Monday, February 5, push convention in Las Vegas.
“I acquired a good fade if you require it even though. It is a two on leading and a wonderful large-to-mid fade with a taper in the back again,” he shared, including, “I didn’t invent that. I just asked for it.”
Kelce’s buzz-reduce style, which is often associated with Black males, went viral late final month just after The New York Situations ran a tale referring to the ’do as “the Travis Kelce.”
Critics were fast to issue out that the piece arrived just just before the commence of Black History Month. “They toss me into the wolves like that,” Kelce joked all through the press conference. “That was messed up, man. I really do not want nearly anything to do with that 1, gentleman.”