Roma forward Alessandro Florenzi gives his grandmother a hug after...

Roma forward Alessandro Florenzi gives his grandmother a hug after scoring a goal on Sept. 21, 2014. Credit: Twitter / @OfficialASRoma

Alessandro Florenzi takes risks both on the field and off.

The Roma midfielder shocked soccer fans Sunday when he hopped a fence and ran into the stands to celebrate a goal with his 82-year-old grandmother.

The team shared a picture of the heartwarming moment during the game against Cagliari shortly after.

"@AleFlorenzi gives his grandmother Aurora a hug after making it 2-0 #RomaCagliari," the team tweeted along with the picture, which was then retweeted more than 1,000 times.

The 23-year-old headed for the bleachers immediately after scoring his first goal of the season to fulfill a promise he made to his grandma.

"She told me: 'I'm only coming to see you but only if you come over and say: 'Hi,'" Florenzi told freelance sports reporter James Horncastle.

His grandma was seen on camera wiping away tears as he headed back to the field.

"Florenzi scored and he celebrated by running into the crowd and giving his Nonna a hug [??] he's a good kid!" one fan tweeted.

"The video of Alessandro Florenzi running to hug his grandmother after his goal is the cutest soccer celebration ever," another tweeted.

No matter how "cute" the celebration was, it didn't prevent referees from giving him a yellow card.

Florenzi will pay a fine, but he's happy to do so, the team stated on Twitter.

"Ale's hug with his grandmother was a lovely moment," the team said.

At least this story has a happy ending: Roma ended up beating Cagliari 2-0.

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