The mannequin, 28, posted a photograph to Instagram of herself giving the NFL tight finish, 31, a giant smooch after the sport. “Tastes like a champion ❤️❤️❤️,” she captioned the candy pic. “ILY @gronk.”
Kostek additionally shared a photograph with Gronkowski and his mom because the trio posed with Bud Light beer after the victory. She then uploaded a celebratory video with Giselle Bündchen, the spouse of Gronkowski’s teammate Tom Brady, that was set to Sean “Diddy” Combs’ 2001 hit “Unhealthy Boys for Life.”
She continued sharing several game-day posts by way of her Instagram Tales, together with a selfie the place she wrote: “I’ve already misplaced my voice. Proud gf over right here.”
After taking part in in his sixth Tremendous Bowl on Sunday, Gronkowski earned his fourth Tremendous Bowl ring with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Florida-based team beat the Kansas City Chiefs 31-9.
The New York native entered retirement in March 2019 following a nine-season run with the New England Patriots. He returned to the league in March 2020 after Brady, 43, satisfied him to play alongside him with Tampa Bay.
Following Sunday’s win, NFL reporter Albert Breer tweeted that Gronkowski referred to as it “palms down, one of many biggest accomplishments in sports activities historical past.”
Gronkowski’s longtime girlfriend was there to assist him alongside the way in which. The pair began dating in 2015 after meeting two years prior while volunteering at a Goodwill occasion earlier than Thanksgiving.
“He ripped off his ‘Hello, my title is Rob Gronkowski’ sticker on his shirt,” she recalled on SiriusXM’s “This Is Happening With Mark Zito and Ryan Sampson” on Friday, February 5. “So, he had written on the again of it his cellphone quantity after which he wrote, ‘Shhh’ as a result of he knew it was a secret.”
Kostek, who was a Patriots cheerleader on the time, remembered being “so scared” when retired tight finish Jermaine Wiggins delivered Gronkowski’s notice together with his cellphone quantity. “I used to be like, ‘Oh no, no, no, I can’t take this. I can’t take his quantity.’ After which [Jermaine] was like, ‘Simply take it,’ and I used to be like, ‘OK,’ and I put it in my pocket,” she defined. “And I by no means spoke about it once more. I didn’t make it locker room speak. I by no means spoke about it.”
The Sports activities Illustrated mannequin went on to FaceTime the footballer a number of days later, and the pair have been going sturdy ever since.
Early final 12 months, Kostek revealed to Fox News how they’ve continued to grow closer whereas quarantining collectively. “We’re all the time residing that ‘by no means not dancing’ life. We simply flip up the music wherever we’re — whether or not it’s the kitchen or yard — and simply dance it out,” she shared in April 2020. “The brand new joke is that he’ll come as much as me and say, ‘Hey, I need to study that neat dance transfer you probably did right now.’ It’s our approach of transferring and understanding. However it’s virtually like a mind sport as a result of choreography and rhythm are difficult. However he loves it. And that is all simply tremendous enjoyable for me.”
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