Football Star Surprises 7-Year Old Fan

Former Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith surprised Gavin Simone on "GMA" after seeing viral video.
3:00 | 03/20/14

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Gorgeous. Today's "Play of the day" was -- a special 8:00 A.M. Edition. I am joined now by 7-year-old Gavin Simone, Sofia and dad Matt. You may remember this young man from a video that went absolutely viral where he learned his favorite football player, wide receiver Steve smith had been released by his favorite team. Take a look. Now we won't have to root for Steve smith on the team. Now we have to root for -- Who are we going to cheer for on Sundays? No. And on it went. First of all, I do want to say this. Sofia, glass half full. You are right. You can cheer for cam newton right now. I do want to say to you, gav, as somebody who's walked your walk, buddy, it's the truest love of all when you give your heart to your favorite teams and favorite players so I have for you a new Ra Ra ravens hat for you and new Baltimore shirt. By he I do mean Steve smith Sr. Who also just might be right here. Hey! No way. Look who's here. What's up, Gavin. How are you doing? Hello, sweetheart, how are you doing? Steve. Steve, I know you actually tweeted to him. Sit down. You tweeted to him and you said I got to find him. What did you think when you saw it? Well, I had no idea and so everybody was -- my daughters had it. My sons had it and so everybody was contacting me so I got to meet him and got to hook him up with some new raven gear. That's awesome. That's great. You're also going to be bringing him to your camp. We have about 15 seconds left. The Steve smith Sr. -- Pro camp and we also got the new and only first time Steve smith Sr. Jersey. Congratulations, Gavin. Thank you, Steve. We'll be right back, go nowhere.

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