Officials in Kansas responded on Monday after President TrumpDonald John TrumpDeSantis on Florida schools reopening: 'If you can do Walmart,' then 'we absolutely can do schools' NYT editorial board calls for the reopening of schools with help from federal government's 'checkbook' Mueller pens WaPo op-ed: Roger Stone 'remains a convicted felon, and rightly so' MORE erroneously congratulated the state for the Super Bowl win of the Kansas City Chiefs, whose stadium is in Kansas City, Mo.

The mayor of Kansas City, Kan., told The New York Times that both cities claim dual ownership of the Chiefs, who beat the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

“Kansas City, Kan., within the metro area, we kind of have the underdog mentality,” Mayor David Alvey told the Times.


“We’re proud to be Dottes. We like to share the glory as well," he added, using a term describing residents of Wyandotte County.

Kansas's governor added that there was no rivalry between the states over the team, seemingly suggesting that Missouri residents were happy to share the Chiefs' glory with their neighbor.

“We’ve had our conflicts over the years, but there’s no rivalry between Kansas and Missouri where the Chiefs are concerned,” Gov. Laura Kelly (D) told the newspaper.

Trump was widely mocked in a since-deleted tweet Sunday evening following the Chiefs' win, in which he praised the "Great State of Kansas" for the victory while not mentioning Missouri, the actual home of the team, in the tweet at all.

Former Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskillClaire Conner McCaskillTrump mocked for low attendance at rally Missouri county issues travel advisory for Lake of the Ozarks after Memorial Day parties Senate faces protracted floor fight over judges amid pandemic safety concerns MORE (D) was one of those ridiculing Trump over the message, calling him a "stone cold idiot."