Ant McPartlin and Declan Donnelly have surprised a five year old superfan after he raised over £1million for the Evalina London Children's Hospital.
The young boy named Tony, who is from Kings Hill in Kent, had both his legs amputated in 2014 after suffering horrific abuse from his birth parents when was he was just a baby.
When he was discharged from the hospital, Tony, who also suffered from sepsis and bone fractures, was put into the care of his adoptive parents Paula and Mark Hudgell.
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Inspired by Captain Tom Moore, who managed to raise over £29million by walking laps around his garden earlier this year, Tony decided to set up his own fundraising page to raise £500 by walking 10km in his prosthetic legs.
His efforts more than paid off as he ended up raising over £1million instead and as a special treat his role models Ant and Dec, both 44, who recently reunited for a game of golf, decided to send him a sweet video message to thank him for all his hard work.
In a short clip Tony could be seen covering his eyes while his mum Paula handed a phone to him. He then opened his eyes to see the Geordie presenters on the screen.
Clearly excited, he said: "I love Ant and Dec!"
In the adorable message, Ant said: "Hi Tony! Ant and Dec here, we just wanted to send you a message to say what an amazing thing it is you're doing."
Dec then chimed in, adding: "Oh, absolutely amazing. You are a hero. Listen, thank you so much, keep up the good work and we're sending you lots of love. Thanks Tony!"
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Appearing on Good Morning Britain on 11 June, Paula had opened up about her son's goal as she said: "We planned to walk every day of June. Today is the 11th and we're already at 4K.
"We are so proud, he's getting faster and faster and people are cheering him on and he chats to them, and the messages and the support has been incredible."
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Speaking of his inspiration, Captain Tom, she went on: "When he saw him, he's been following his progress, he said: 'He's just like me, he has a walking frame', and he then decided he wanted to walk with his crutches, which is a big progression.
"We thought if we walk with him everyday, it will improve his walking and if we set up a little fundraising page, it will encourage him more because he has to do it."
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