Romantic idiot wins back ex-girlfriend with a crane and a truck

He got the girl - but the neighbours weren't so impressed

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What would you do to get your ex-lover back? Probably nothing as dramatic as this Russian man.

The Russian romantic rented a crane to lift himself — and his truck — up to his ex-girlfriend's window as a saxophonist below played her favourite song.

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The over-the-top gesture was for her 29th birthday. Police were called after some neighbours complained, but since no laws had technically been broken, the cops decided to leave the lovers alone.

The couple is now back together — but boy, has he set the bar high.