Photos of Taylor Swift praying moments before the Kansas City Chiefs’ big win hit the internet, spawning memes from delighted fans.
Eagle-eyed Swifties spotted the pop sensation with her hands clasped and eyes closed, appearing to pray among the crowd.
“Real photo of Taylor performing Tayvoodoo,” joked one user on X, formerly Twitter.
The scene occurred moments before the Chiefs won their fourth Super Bowl victory.
It was boyfriend Travis Kelce’s third trip to the finals, with the tight end catching a touchdown in all three wins.
Swift joined him to cheer him on from the sidelines along with her famous friends Ice Spice and Blake Lively.
Fans took to X, formerly Twitter, to congratulate Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce on what some saw as their joint victory.
The singer-songwriter’s reactions generated memes throughout the night
Instead of referring to him by name, many Swifties considered Kelce “Taylor’s boyfriend.”
“That’s when I knew the Chiefs had him,” another user captioned the photo of the praying singer. “God probably broke down when they saw Taylor’s name on the caller ID.”
Her reactions sparked memes all night, with many fans considering her just as much of a winner as her athlete boyfriend.
‘Taylor Swift becomes the FIRST female artist to WIN the NFL Super Bowl!!!’ joked a popular fan account with 45,000 followers.
Swift seemed shocked when Kansas City was declared the winner, gasping and putting a hand to her mouth as Lively grabbed her shoulders.
‘TAYLOR IS SHOOK,’ one fan wrote.
‘TAYLOR’S BOYFRIEND DID IT!!’ exclaimed another, pointing at the Chiefs.
While the pop star’s fans were beyond excited, some sports fans were bitter.
‘Taylor Swift became a sports fan and in one season she was more successful than I had been in my entire life. I’m done,’ commented an NFL meme page.
One 49ers fan lamented, “Taylor Swift is already a successful billionaire celebrity, then she worries about sports for 3 months and watches her team win a Super Bowl.” She’s not fucking fair.”
Dedicated Swifties seemed to share the sentiment, although they were much more enthusiastic.
Many fans considered the pop sensation just as much of a winner as the famous tight end, who celebrated his third victory with the Kansas City Chiefs.
Some users claimed that Swift had never experienced a loss in her life.
One user posted a screenshot of ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ with the caption: ‘Taylor Swift, she’s always right.’
“That’s when I knew the Chiefs had him,” another user captioned the photo of the praying singer. ‘God probably broke down when they saw Taylor’s name on the caller ID’
‘TAYLOR WILL NEVER KNOW WHAT IT’S LIKE TO LOSE,’ one fan professed. Accompanying the post was a screenshot from an episode of ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ captioned: ‘Taylor Swift, she’s always right.’
Another user wrote: ‘Taylor Swift has never taken an L like this, it’s crazy.’
Videos circulated of the artist and her friends jumping through the crowd, with another member of her entourage, singer Lana Del Rey, falling.
“And she was supporting the other team’s help,” one fan wrote, accompanied by a series of crying emojis.
Swift and Kelce’s mother, Donna, headed to the field, arm in arm, to congratulate the star athlete on his victory.
The celebrity couple kissed, a moment that was shared and retweeted thousands of times.
‘I’M ON THE FLOOR,’ one fan commented after watching the couple embrace.
“The Super Bowl kiss is different,” the official NFL account on CBS captioned a video of the couple.
While Swifties were excited, some sports fans took to social media to express their dismay over the Chiefs’ victory.
“It’s not fucking fair,” one user lamented. ‘Taylor Swift is already a successful billionaire celebrity, then she worries about sports for 3 months and watches her team in a Super Bowl’
Corporate accounts such as the NFL on the CBS page participated in the celebrations.
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton congratulated ‘Taylor’s boyfriend’ on victory
Kelce’s mother, Donna, was the subject of many memes.
Kelce’s mother was also the subject of many memes.
“Google search: what is an Ice Spice?” one user joked over a photo of Donna scrolling on her phone from the sidelines.
Hillary Clinton even took to social media to congratulate Kelce on his victory.
‘Congratulations to Taylor’s boyfriend and the entire Kansas City Chiefs community!’ wrote the former US Secretary of State.
Clinton previously came under fire for her response to Barbie’s alleged Oscar snub, assuring star Margot Robbie and director Greta Gerwig that they were “more than Kenough.”
Dedicated fans were quick to connect Swift’s lucky number, 13, to the Chiefs’ victory.
“THEY WENT THIRTEEN METERS AND THEN THEY WON. YOU CAN’T TELL ME THAT TAYVOODOO IS NOT REAL,” wrote one fan.
‘Taylor’s 13th game. Super Bowl 58 (5+8 = 13). Winning touchdown from the 13’ yard line, another reflected.
‘The date is 02.11 (2+11 = 13). I mean…karma may be a cat, but she’s also a crazy blonde and the number one pet of hers.’
Some die-hard Swifties insisted the Chiefs’ win was karmic, coming after weeks of abuse from sports fans.
‘Universe will do everything possible to see my girl happy and successful in everything she does,’ one fan proclaimed
The victory sparked conspiracy theories about the singer’s lucky number, 13, and its relationship to gambling.
Many referred to Swift as “the first woman to win the Super Bowl.”
Others insisted the victory was Taylor’s doing, while questioning her alleged mistreatment by sports enthusiasts.
“The Chiefs had no business winning that game,” one user wrote. “That was God himself punishing NFL fans for shitting on Taylor for over two weeks and rewarding Taylor for staying resilient.”
“Considering people would have 100% blamed her if the Chiefs had lost, I think it’s fair to say that Taylor Swift just won the Super Bowl by herself,” professed another. ‘The first woman to do so. She respects her name a little.
Other fans were simply happy to share their idol’s triumph.
Among the sweet moments that circulated online was a video of Swift and Lively wrapped in a tight hug with the singer smiling from ear to ear.
“Universe will do everything possible to see my girl happy and successful in everything she does,” one fan wrote.
‘She didn’t do anything,’ another user insisted in the comments below. However, the fan remained firm: “Chiefs literally won because of her.”