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Jason Kelce Is an Uber Driver in Retirement, Jokes Former Teammate Beau Allen

Kelce gave his longtime pal a lift to a soprts memorabilia show in Philadelphia

<p>Beau Allen/Twitter</p> Jason Kelce gives former teammate Beau Allen a car ride to a convention in Philadelphia.

Beau Allen/Twitter

Jason Kelce gives former teammate Beau Allen a car ride to a convention in Philadelphia.

Jason Kelce only announced his retirement from professional football a week ago, but as one friend jokes, he's already found a side gig!

While trying to get a ride to a sports cards and memorabilia show in Philadelphia on Saturday, Kelce's former teammate Beau Allen shared on X (formerly Twitter) that he ended up calling the one guy he knew was free.

"Needed a ride to @Philly_Show, thankfully this jobless bum could drop me off #uberdriver," Allen, who played with Kelce from 2014-2017, wrote.

Allen's caption was paired with a selfie of the duo sitting in a car together — with Allen, 32, in the passenger seat as Kelce, 36, smiled big behind the wheel in a work jacket.

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On Instagram days before, Allen saluted his pal on his retirement with a carousel captioned with "Bout f------ time" and an additional highlight reel, in which he called Kelce an "incredible leader, unbelievable competitor and a phenomenal friend."

"Congrats to my good friend @jason.kelce on a legendary career," he wrote. "... "Truly a privilege to share so much time with you on and off the field. Love you brother."

Kelce, who was selected by the Eagles in the sixth round of the 2011 NFL Draft, announced his retirement in an emotional press conference on March 4, where he thanked his teammates for helping him along the way.

"There are so many teammates, coaches, support staff, trainers, equipment, cafeteria workers, you guys have no idea how the amount of people in this building it takes to assist our players and me," he said. "I’d like to thank you all by name, but we’d be here far too long for anyone to continue listening."

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<p>Jason Miller/Getty </p> Jason Kelce and Travis Kelce wave to the fans during the first quarter of a game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics on March 5, 2024.

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Jason Kelce and Travis Kelce wave to the fans during the first quarter of a game between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics on March 5, 2024.

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During his speech, Kelce held back tears and mentioned a few key members of his support system, including his wife, Kylie, mother Donna, father Ed and brother Travis. He shares daughters Wyatt, 4, Elliotte, 3, and Bennett, 12 months, with Kylie.

"Every accolade I have ever received has come with her in my life," he said of his wife. "She has brought the best out of me through love, devotion, support, honesty, intelligence, and of course, the swift kick in the ass from time to time. She has also given me three beautiful girls and a life that increasingly brings me more fulfillment off the field than it does on. We've had a great run, Ky."

After his retirement announcement, Kelce has been honored across the board by fans and friends following 13 years in the league.

On March 5, Kelce even saw some hometown love from Cleveland, Ohio, when the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers gave him a minute-and-a-half video tribute, a standing ovation and a framed Cavs jersey with his name and No. 62 jersey number on it, all while he attended a game with younger brother Travis.

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