By Kevin Kayhart For Dailymail.com
Published: 07:15 GMT, 3 February 2020 | Updated: 07:15 GMT, 3 February 2020
Patrick Mahomes delivered Kansas City its first Super Bowl championship in 50 years in just his second season as the Chiefs starting quarterback.
And in the midst of all the pomp and circumstance following his team's 31-20 win over the San Francisco 49'ers, Mahomes and longtime love Brittany Matthews made a bee-line for each other for an emotional embrace full of hugs and kisses.
What makes the heartfelt embrace even more special: the couple are high school sweethearts who have been dating since the 10th grade.
The thrill of victory: Patrick Mahomes and longtime love Brittany Matthews had an emotional embrace moments after his Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49'ers to win Super Bowl LIV on Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium near Miami, Florida
Moments after the final ticks of the game clock and the confetti fell from the rafters, Mahomes picked up his ladylove for a full-body embrace, complete with her legs wrapped firmly around 6ft 3in frame.
The two stared into each other's eyes, said a few brief words, and then shared a number of smooches.
Relishing one of life's most special moments as a competitor and athlete, the couple remained locked into each other for a healthy duration.
Not long after, Matthews shared a photo on Instagram of the couple going in for a kiss