Now, this is true sportsmanship.
Video of 8-year-old Brendan at a Los Angeles Dodgers vs Team Australia game at Sydney Cricket Ground in late March has been making the rounds on the Internet -- and for good reason.
When a security guard handed Brendan a foul baseball, another child nearby began throwing a tantrum because he wasn't the one to receive the ball, news.com.au reported. Brendan responded to the awkward situation with remarkable maturity and generosity: He simply gave up the ball to the other kid.
The kind gesture quickly calmed the agitated boy, and it officially made Brendan the sweetest 8-year-old around.
Read the full story at news.com.au.
"My son has a lot of empathy, he just naturally handed the ball to the other kid," Brendan's father told the Australian outlet. "It was really rewarding as a parent, we are very proud of Brendan, it was lovely."
Brendan reminds us of this sweet kid who gave his store-bought baseball to another youngster who missed snagging a foul ball, last year.