Young Alonso fan meets his hero at Spanish Grand Prix

A young fan enjoyed a day to remember at the Spanish Grand Prix, after his enthusiastic support of Fernando Alonso led to a very special invite.

After Alonso qualified eighth for Sunday's race in Barcelona, Formula One's official website shared a video of a boy in the crowd looking utterly thrilled with his hero's efforts.

Alonso soon shared the tweet, with the message: "Ey @F1, bring this kid tomorrow to the paddock."

That's exactly what happened as the youngster was given an opportunity so many would dream of.

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