03/17/2014 05:24 pm ET Updated Mar 17, 2014

Steve Smith Found Young Fan Who Cried After His Release From Panthers (VIDEO)

The Carolina Panthers cut receiver Steve Smith last week after 13 seasons with the team. The news came hard to one young Panthers fan as his father caught his emotional reaction on camera. But the kid might not be that upset for long. The veteran wideout caught wind of the video after it went viral and then used Twitter on Sunday to actually get in touch with the fan.

Smith, who signed a three-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens, later tweeted that he contacted the boy's father and will try to meet him. Thanks internet!