After the New England Patriots defeated the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 15, Joe Mixon took to Twitter to express his excitement in shaking the 42-year-old’s hand and having a conversation with him.

The running back also noted he was too scared to ask Brady for his jersey.

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The QB saw Mixon’s tweet and said he’d send a jersey over to him, leading to more excitement from the 23-year-old.

Well, Mixon received his jersey Friday and took to Instagram, calling it “the best Christmas gift ever.”

He also noted he would be paying it forward by bringing some of his jerseys to the Boys & Girls Club.

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