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Taylor Swift swoops into Vegas for the Super Bowl — and a victory kiss with Travis Kelce

With the help of Tokyo’s 17-hour time difference ahead of Las Vegas, Swift had a window of more than 35 hours to cover the 5,500-mile journey.
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Taylor Swift made it to the Super Bowl — just in time to cheer Travis Kelce to victory and share a game-winning kiss on the field to celebrate.

The pop star arrived in Las Vegas on Sunday after a highly anticipated race around the world — and against time — after her performance Saturday night in Tokyo.

Swift watched the Kansas City Chiefs repeat as Super Bowl champions in a nail-biter that culminated in a 25-22 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in overtime.

During the game, she was in a box alongside friends, including Blake Lively and Ice Spice, and Kelce's family, including his mom, Donna Kelce, and brother Jason Kelce.

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Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift share a kiss after Super Bowl LVIII on Sunday night.Ezra Shaw / Getty Images

After Kelce's signature celebration — "You've gotta fight! For your right!" — he found Swift on the field and the couple shared an embrace that seemed to go on for an eternity.

When they finally pulled away from each other, a smiling Swift said "Unbelievable!"

The 14-time Grammy winner just kicked off the Eastern Hemisphere leg of her international “Eras Tour” with four back-to-back nights at the Tokyo Dome, the tour’s first stop of the year.

With the help of Tokyo’s 17-hour time difference ahead of Las Vegas, Swift had a window of more than 35 hours to cover the 5,500-mile journey to watch her boyfriend face off against the 49ers in the 58th Super Bowl on Sunday evening.

Despite buzzy speculation about the tight travel plans, many fans weren’t too worried about her ability to make it. The Japanese Embassy in Washington, D.C., even issued a social media statement earlier this month expressing confidence that the pop star would “comfortably arrive” at her destination if she departed after her concert, which on Saturday ended around 9 p.m. local time.

“We know that many people in Japan are excited to experience Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour, so we wanted to confirm that anyone concerned can be Fearless in knowing that this talented performer can wow Japanese audiences and still make it to Las Vegas to support the Chiefs when they take the field for the Super Bowl wearing Red,” the embassy wrote, referencing Swift’s albums.

On Saturday afternoon in Los Angeles, online sleuths spotted what they believed to be a private or chartered jet containing Swift — who has been the subject of intense scrutiny and criticism for her outsize carbon emissions as a frequent domestic and international traveler — touch down at LAX.

From there, she traveled to Las Vegas, where her 13th (her lucky number) Chiefs game of the season proved to be a good omen.