They say you should never meet your heroes.
But these children did exactly that, and their soccer idols turned out to be just as awesome as they’d imagined:
The YouTube channel Peradze has spliced together multiple clips of kids meeting their favorite players.
Some of the youngsters start crying. Others shake in disbelief. This kid, meanwhile, just stares in absolute wonder on finding himself inches away from England and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney:
Check it out in the clip above.