Photos of Taylor Swift praying moments before the Kansas City Chiefs’ big win have 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 in the crowd.
‘Actual photo of Taylor performing Tayvoodoo,’ one user quipped on X, formerly Twitter.
The scene came just moments before the Chiefs clinched their fourth Super Bowl win.
It was her beau Travis Kelce’s third trip to the final, with the tight end catching a touchdown in all three wins.
Swift was in tow to cheer him on from the sidelines alongside 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 win
The singer-songwriter’s reactions sparked memes throughout the night
Rather than refer to him by name, many Swifties deemed Kelce ‘Taylor’s boyfriend’
‘This is when I knew the Chiefs had it,’ another user captioned the photo of the singer praying. ‘God probably collapsed when they saw Taylor’s name on the caller ID.’
Her reactions sparked memes throughout the 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!!!’ a popular fan account with 45,000 followers quipped.
Swift appeared shocked when Kansas City was declared the winner, gasping and putting a hand to her mouth as Lively gripped her shoulders.
‘TAYLOR IS SHOOK,’ one fan wrote.
‘TAYLOR’S BOYFRIEND DID IT!!’ another exclaimed, tagging the Chiefs.
While the pop star’s followers were more than thrilled, some sports fans were bitter.
‘Taylor Swift became a sports fan and in one season saw more success than I have in my entire lifetime. I’m so done,’ an NFL meme page commented.
A 49ers fan lamented: ‘Taylor Swift already a billionaire successful celebrity, then she cares about sports for 3 months and gets to see her team win a Super Bowl. It’s not f***ing fair.’
Dedicated Swifties seemed to share in the sentiment, though they were far more enthusiastic.
Many fans considered the pop sensation as much of a winner as the famed tight end, who celebrated his third victory with the Kansas City Chiefs
Some users professed that Swift had never experienced a loss in her lifetime
One user posted a screenshot from ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ with the caption: ‘Taylor Swift, always right’
‘This is when I knew the Chiefs had it,’ another user captioned the photo of the singer praying. ‘God probably collapsed when they saw Taylor’s name on the caller ID’
‘TAYLOR WILL NEVER KNOW WHAT IT’S LIKE TO LOSE,’ a fan professed. Accompanying the post was a screenshot from an episode of ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ subtitled: ‘Taylor Swift, always right.’
Another user wrote: ‘Taylor Swift has never taken an L in her life like this is crazy.’
Videos circulated of the artist and her friends jumping around in the crowd, with another member of her entourage – singer Lana Del Rey – taking a topple.
‘And she was rooting for the other team help,’ one fan wrote, punctuated with a string 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 pair shared a kiss, a moment that was shared and retweeted thousands of times.
‘I’M ON THE FLOOR,’ one fan remarked after seeing the pair embrace.
‘The Super Bowl smooch hits different,’ the official NFL on CBS account captioned a video of the couple.
While Swifties were thrilled, some sports fans took to social media to express their dismay over the Chiefs’ victory
‘It’s not f***ing fair,’ one user lamented. ‘Taylor Swift already a billionaire successful celebrity, then she cares about sports for 3 months and gets to see her team with a Super Bowl’
Corporate accounts like the NFL on CBS page partook in the celebrations
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton congratulated ‘Taylor’s boyfriend’ on the victory
Kelce’s mother Donna was the subject of plenty of memes herself
Kelce’s mother was the subject of plenty of memes as well.
‘Google search: what is an Ice Spice,’ one user wisecracked above a photo of Donna scrolling on her phone from the sidelines.
Hillary Clinton even took to social media to congratulate Kelce on his win.
‘Congratulations to Taylor’s boyfriend – and the entire Kansas City Chiefs community!’ the former U.S. Secretary of State wrote.
Clinton previously caught flak for her response to Barbie’s alleged snub at the Oscars, assuring leading lady Margot Robbie and director Greta Gerwig that they were ‘more than Kenough.’
The most dedicated fans were quick to connect the Swift’s lucky number, 13, to the Chiefs’ victory.
‘IT WAS THIRTEEN YARDS AND THEN THEY WON YOU CAN’T TELL ME TAYVOODOO ISN’T REAL,’ one fan wrote.
‘Taylor’s 13th game. Super Bowl 58 (5+8 = 13). Winning touchdown from the 13 yard line,’ another mused.
‘Date being 02.11 (2+11 = 13). I mean… karma might be a cat, but she’s also a crazy blonde lady & her pet number.’
Some diehard Swifties insisted that the Chiefs’ win was karmic as it came after weeks of abuse from sports fans
‘Universe will do everything to see my girl happy and have success in everything she does,’ one fan proclaimed
The win sparked conspiracy theories about the singer’s lucky number, 13, and its relation to the game
Many referred to Swift as ‘the first woman to win the Super Bowl’
Others insisted the win was Taylor’s doing – while calling into question her alleged mistreatment by sports enthusiasts.
‘The Chiefs had no business winning that game,’ one user wrote. ‘That was God herself punishing NFL fans for shitting on Taylor for the most two weeks, and rewarding Taylor for remaining resilient.’
‘Given that people would have 100% blamed her if the Chiefs had lost, I believe it’s only fair to say that Taylor Swift has just single-handedly won the Super Bowl,’ another professed. ‘The first woman to do so. Put some respect on her name.’
Other fans were simply happy to share in their idol’s triumph.
Among the sweet moments circulating online was a video of Swift and Lively wrapped in a tight hug with the singer grinning ear to ear.
‘Universe will do everything to see my girl happy and have success in everything she does,’ a fan wrote.
‘She didn’t do anything,’ another user insisted in the comments below. However, the fan remained resolute: ‘Chiefs literally won because of her.’