This tennis-loving family is flabbergasted that their precious moment is going viral.
Alexandra Stamm took her son Charles to bring her husband Cody Cross a smoothie after a tennis lesson. When the mother looked over and noticed the father and son having a little playtime, she decided to capture the adorable moment.
“So many friends thought the video was funny, so I submitted it to Barstool Sports on a whim this morning. It quickly went viral,” Stamm explained.
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Yesterday Charlie and I brought Cody a smoothie at work. While picking up balls after a lesson, I looked over and saw my boys messing around. I pulled out my phone and recorded the moment. So many friends thought the video was funny, so I submitted it to @barstoolsports on a whim this morning. It quickly went viral and was reposted to @tennischannel @tenniswarehouse and @truesportstv I’ve been contacted by NBC and a few licensing agencies. Actual tennis pros have commented on the video…like a US Open Champion and a Wimbledon Finalist I’m flabbergasted that this moment has been viewed over A MILLION times. Despite the fact that some people were mad that Charles doesn’t have a hat on (good lord people!), this has certainly been a fun and happy day. I’m so blessed to have two guys in my life who bring so much joy to so many people. Thank you for all of the love today. I hope Charles continues to make people happy throughout his life. Oof mama needs a glass wine now! #headtennis #newbalancetennis #charlieD #charlesincharge #boymom #tennisbaby
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The brief clip of baby Charles sitting in a basket of tennis balls made the rounds on social media. While Charles rests cozily in the mini ball pit, the baby grabs a ball and dumps it on the ground. When it bounces back up, Cross hits it with his tennis racket.
It’s quite difficult to resist the all-encompassing cuteness of an enthusiastic baby nestled in a bunch of balls, so the internet obviously fell in love with the clip. Tennis superstars like Judy Murray and Sloane Stephens even shared the video. The father and son bonding racked up over 2.2 million views on Instagram from Barstool Sports’ page alone.
“I’m flabbergasted that this moment has been viewed over A MILLION times,” Stamm wrote on Instagram. “I’m so blessed to have two guys in my life who bring so much joy to so many people. Thank you for all of the love today. I hope Charles continues to make people happy throughout his life.”
Let’s just say the Instagram commentariat was inspired by little Charles.
“Okay I’ll have a kid now,” an Instagram user joked.
“This will be my child,” another wrote.
“I gotta get me one of those,” someone added.
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