Heartwarming holiday video of high school student getting replica NXT Title goes viral
With Christmas just around the corner, the power of the holiday spirit is on full display. A touching example of the extra love and friendship during the holidays was shared by a member of the WWE Universe on Friday.
A high school student in Maryland, by the name of Charles Thompson Jr., posted a video on his Twitter account showing him surprising his friend Shanquis with a replica NXT Championship. The moving display of friendship clearly was the perfect Christmas gift for the passionate WWE fan. Shanquis' face immediately lit up as he wasted no time putting the NXT Championship around his waist while striking WWE Superstar Randy Orton's trademark pose.
Everybody know I love Shanquis and that he loves the WWE, so it was only right I got him a belt for Christmas 🎄😊 pic.twitter.com/jPLlCWOWuZ— Charles Thompson Jr 🏁 (@cttjr3) December 22, 2017
Update: He even wrote me a note, really love this guy man ❤️ pic.twitter.com/cJ00bBVL9V— Charles Thompson Jr 🏁 (@cttjr3) December 22, 2017
The Twitter video immediately went viral with more than three million views and counting as users retweeted, commented and liked the beautfiul holiday gesture. Numerous WWE Superstars including Sasha Banks and Matt Hardy noticed and commented on the uplifting show of friendship.
Love this!! ❤️— $asha Banks (@SashaBanksWWE) December 22, 2017
This is OUTSTANDING, Saint Charles. Kudos, my BRETHREN. The LIGHT of your MUNIFICENCE has allowed you to.. pic.twitter.com/3wUziM94r4— The VESSEL of Matt Hardy (@MATTHARDYBRAND) December 23, 2017
❤️❤️❤️🙌🏽 LOVE THIS!! https://t.co/sxB3xLblwv— 🌺 (@NiaJaxWWE) December 23, 2017
Charles, you are an AMAZING person. Bless you my man & Merry Christmas! 🎁🎄 👊🙏 https://t.co/2ouIZReAM5— Mauro Ranallo (@mauroranallo) December 23, 2017
The holiday spirit is alive and well within the WWE Universe. Happy holidays!