Here is how a Spurs fan aged four was thrilled to see Son Heungmin wave at her.
Delilah Thorpe was sure she went unnoticed when she shouted ‘Sonny, I love you!’ to the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium footballer. He smiled and waved his hand.
A young Spurs fan responded with a happy grin, exclaiming that he “waved at” her in an adorable video made by Demiee’s mother on the Spurs match against West Ham. It was recorded on 22 December.
Delilah, four, is overjoyed when striker Spurs striker Son Heung-min waves at her before the team’s watch against West Ham at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium
Delilah assumed she went unnoticed. But Son waved a smile his way and sent his love.
Demiee posted a sweet clip of Delilah screaming out for Son, who appears to be prepping for the game. She then turns her back to her mother dejectedly and states that ‘he cannot hear me.’
Demiee encouragedly responded: “He did, but he’s quite busy.”
Soon after Son Heungmin had passed the pitch again, Delilah received a call from him with a wave, and then he ran along.
A TikTok interview from August revealed that Delilah’s mom said her daughter is a Spurs fan and has “never missed an NBA game”
Delilah smiles with excitement, and responds to Son’s interaction by saying “he waved at him”.
With a big smile on her face and a happy laugh, the four-year old was giddy.
The Spurs won the game by 2-1 with goals scored by Steven Bergwijn (Lucas Moura) and Lucas Moura (Spurs).
This video, which is a feel-good story about happiness and joy has been shared across social media accounts to get thousands of hits.
The original Instagram video received comments calling the interaction “adorable” and “precious”.
Son Heung-min from Spurs at the Carabao Cup Quarter Final match Tottenham Hotspur/West Ham United, Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, December 22nd
One commenter said: “Omg, my heart! That gave me goosebumps. Little darling.’
Another one said that memory like this cannot be lost.
A user shared the following:
Demiee and Delilah shared a TikTok last August of Delilah, an exuberant Delilah who was visiting Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in the first time.
Delilah is seen running enthusiastically in her Spurs uniform, which includes Son’s shirt.
Son at the English Premier League soccer match between Watford & Tottenham Hotspur at Vicarage Road, Watford on January 1.
Delilah stated in the captions that she couldn’t believe what was happening. Her expression was beautiful.
“She’s never missed a television game, and it was amazing to see her taking in every moment of it.
“She was excited to take Nuno’s place. She walked through the tunnel and touched the ground, which made my heart melt.
A TikTok video from last year shows Delilah standing between seats in the stadium. She can also be heard saying, “If you hate Arsenal, get up!”