Travis Kelce chokes up talking to brother Jason about his retirement: 'I couldn't be more proud'

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Travis Kelce is asking for immoderate Kleenex, again.

The Kansas City Chiefs tight end choked up talking astir his relative Jason Kelce’s retirement from nan NFL during nan March 6 section of their “New Heights” podcast.

“In this crippled alone, you’ve ever been a measurement up of maine and it’s ever been for illustration I’ve had that flotation instrumentality correct there,” Travis Kelce said, becoming emotional. “To person you retired of it man, it feels empty. And it decidedly feels for illustration it’s complete, you know, it was a success.”

Travis Kelce, 34, paused to cod himself, earlier continuing his heartfelt tribute to nan erstwhile Philadelphia Eagles center.

“It was a nosy a-- travel to watch... Like I said yesterday, man, I conscionable admit you showing maine nan measurement and bringing america each connected nan travel pinch you,” he said.

“It was cool being nan tag squad pinch you,” Travis Kelce continued, referencing respective sports nan brothers played together earlier some ending up successful nan NFL.

Jason Kelce, 36, announced his status from nan NFL on Monday during an affectional property convention successful Philadelphia, making nan news charismatic aft months of speculation.

Travis Kelce, Jason Kelce’s wife Kylie Kelce and nan brothers’ parents, Donna and Ed Kelce, attended nan announcement, shedding galore tears on nan measurement arsenic Jason Kelce reflected connected his 13 seasons successful nan NFL.

“I couldn’t person been much proud listening to you yesterday and it’s been a batch of a batch of emotions, a batch of sad emotions, a batch of breathtaking emotions. I mean, you sewage nan f---ing world successful your thenar correct now, dude,” Travis Kelce said. “You sewage 3 small ones that I cognize you’re dying to watch turn up and it’s conscionable a batch of breathtaking early things that we person to look guardant to.”

He past wrapped up his slew of praises pinch a joke: “Yeah, truthful backmost to nan speech. Can I spot nan Kleenex?”

During Jason Kelce’s 45-minute speech, he held backmost tears arsenic he thanked his coaches, members of nan Eagles statement and his family arsenic he looked backmost connected his 13 seasons.

He reflected connected really overmuch his family meant to him during his master shot career, and specifically recalled nan nighttime he met Kylie Kelce, nan female he would later marry.

“I deliberation it’s nary coincidence I person enjoyed my champion years of my profession pinch Kylie by my side,” he said. “Every accolade I person ever received has travel pinch her successful my life. She has brought nan champion retired of maine done love, devotion, support, honesty, intelligence and, of course, a swift footwear successful nan ass from clip to time.”

Kylie Kelce responded to her husband’s comments in an question and reply pinch NBC connection WCAU connected Tuesday.

“I deliberation I was nan only 1 that had heard nan reside earlier he went into it,” she said. “I deliberation it was conscionable a cleanable summary of 13 years. It was an unthinkable tally he had arsenic a subordinate successful nan NFL.”

As for what’s adjacent for nan 2018 Super Bowl champion and early Hall of Famer? Probably much podcasting, and perchance more shirtless, screaming tailgating astatine his brother’s games.