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Meet Olivia Culpo, Girlfriend Of Patriots Star Danny Amendola

A closeup of Danny Amendola.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - FEBRUARY 04: Danny Amendola #80 of the New England Patriots looks on against the Philadelphia Eagles during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium on February 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

The NFL star is dating a swimsuit model.

Danny Amendola is doing pretty well for himself this year, and we're only a few weeks into 2018. The star wide receiver was the hero in the AFC Championship Game.

The 32-year-old wide receiver starred for Texas Tech in college, taking over for Wes Welker. Coincidentally, he took over for Wes Welker once again at the NFL level when he joined the Patriots in 2013.

The Pats star had nine catches for 84 yards and two touchdowns in the 24-20 win over Jacksonville. Not only did Amendola catch Tom Brady's only to touchdown passes, he also caught the game-winner.

Amendola, who's in his ninth season out of Texas Tech, had quite the moment after the game. The former Red Raiders' standout was spotted celebrating with his girlfriend, Olivia Culpo.

Culpo is a former Miss Universe contestant. Not only that, she won the pageant in 2012.

the 25-year-old Rhode Island native ditched pageants for the beach. She's set to appear in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue this year.

She's gunning to become the magazine's "Rookie of the Year." Meanwhile, he beau will go for back-to-back titles in just over 24 hours.