Jason Kelce's Gift to Local Eagles Fan Hints at Potential Goodbye

Jason Kelce has been an Eagles fan favorite ever since he was drafted in 2011. He only soldified that fact with the amazing gift he had for a Philly fan on Wednesday. 
Jason Kelce provided one lucky Eagles fan with an amazing gift on Wednesday morning.
Jason Kelce provided one lucky Eagles fan with an amazing gift on Wednesday morning. / Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Jason Kelce is not only one of the most popular personalities on the Philadelphia Eagles' roster but in the NFL as a whole. The 36-year-old center is known for his infectious personality and big heart, solidifying the latter with an amazing gift he gave to one lucky Eagles fan. 

On Wednesday, Kelce visited his local McDonald's for breakfast and gifted his favorite employee — Danielle Bonham — with an autographed jersey. You can see how much the interaction meant for both of them in the photo that Bleacher Report posted below. 

Eagles News: Jason Kelce Gifts Jersey to Superfan

I already had a ton of respect for Kelce, but that only increased after this gesture. While a lot of players would want to hide from the fanbase following an embarrassing Wild Card exit against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the superstar offensive lineman continues to show up for those who matter the most: the fans. 

What's interesting is that Kelce's gift also comes as rumors of his potential retirement swirl around the league. After all, his gifting an autographed jersey certainly seems like a "thank you" present before heading off into the sunset. 

Having said that, Kelce did take to his New Heights podcast on Wednesday to announce that he hasn't officially retired, but when it does happen "it’ll be done in a way that’s definitive and pays respect to a lot of people and individuals." 

Whether or not Kelce does wind up retiring, one thing is for sure: he'll continue to be a presence in Eagles fans' lives. He and his family just launched the (Be)Philly Foundation in October 2022, which is "dedicated to improving the lives of our city’s youth." That's only on top of all of the other local charities and organizations he works with. 

Besides, you have to assume that Kelce will continue to show up to Eagles-related events and games — especially after being declared 'the Eagle of the Century' by the fanbase

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