NFL linebacker Mack Wilson Sr. watched his little boy take his first steps in a very special way. The heartwarming moment happened on Friday after Wilson played in a preseason game for the New England Patriots, Boston.com reports.

As he was spending time with his son on the field after the game, Wilson witnessed his boy’s first steps. Video of the unforgettable moment shows the proud father first encouraging his son to take his first steps, then smiling from ear to ear as the boy completed the task.

“Come here, Deuce,” Wilson said as the adorable child slowly moved his feet and made his way towards his father, who embraced the baby boy with a huge hug as the two came together.

“The highlight of my night. Deuce walked to Dada,” Wilson tweeted.