Vikings bestow the gift of a lifetime to 99-year-old fan

From ESPN - January 9, 2018

Talk about the experience of a lifetime.

Millie Wall, a lifelong fan of the Minnesota Vikings, is headed to her first playoff game to celebrate turning 100 years old in 2018. The Vikings sent Wall a note surprising her with tickets to their matchup with the New Orleans Saints in the NFC divisional round Sunday at 3:40 p.m. CT.

Walls granddaughter, Ashley, captured the moment in a video that went viral on Twitter.

The @Vikings are sending longtime fan Millie to their playoff game against the Saints for her 100th birthday. (via @ashleyjwall)

NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) January 8, 2018

We know you will bring us luck as we enter into this playoff run and hope to bring it home, the 99-year-old read aloud from a letter. Thank you for the many years of supporting and cheering on our team and making us part of your life.


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