Atten-shun! Adorable moment little boy who dreams of becoming a beefeater salutes his idols during changing of the guard at St James’s Palace
A young boy who dreams of becoming a beefeater had his day made at St James’ Palace when he was greeted by the guards.
Frank, a charming little boy, travelled to St James’ Palace, London, dressed in a mini beefeater uniform, to salute the guards.
The clip caused a storm on social media, with four million users flocking to watch the sweet video.
Frank has a TikTok page dedicated to his passion of becoming a guard where he posts charming clips under the username @frankthesoldier1.
Nearly 200 thousand people gave the video a thumbs up, and one person even said that it ‘brought tears to my eyes’.
Frank waited outside of St James’ Palace, London, dressed in a red tunic and bearskin to salute the guards
In the video, viewers can see the little boy as he prepared to greet the foot guards while they approached from a distance.
Frank stood tall in his matching uniform of a red tunic and bearskin and offered a proud salute as they marched on by.
As the last guard walked past, he gave the little boy multiple encouraging nods.
Frank looked full of joy as he turned towards the camera with a big grin on his face before offering a big thumbs up.
The young boy has a TikTok page where he often shares clips surrounding his dream of becoming a guard
Users on social media were quick to share their thoughts on the sweet clip, and many found it emotional
Users on TikTok were quick to share their thoughts on the sweet video, and many felt moved by the clip.
One user said: ‘The look on that lads face and the thumbs up says it all. Recognised twice by Guards who he idolises is fantastic. Big up to the best of the best.’
A second person added: ‘That last nod brought tears to my eyes’.
A third said: ‘How sweet the Guards give the little boy a quick acknowledgment’.
A fourth added: ‘How sweet to see this little boy smile from ear to ear.’
A firth person wrote: ‘I’d of give anything for that troop to stop turn face him and salute back, that would of broke me up’
Another person said: ‘This was such a fantastic watch to wake up to.
‘It made my day from the start!’
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