May 25, 2016; 8:16 PM ET
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Obadiah Gamble is both a huge Minnesota Vikings fan and a natural musician. So when he was planning his upcoming birthday party, it made sense to invite his favorite player in song.
"He's super nice. Maybe he'd like to come for the first time to a birthday party, " Obadiah said.
The six-year-old created a nearly two minute long music video, asking Teddy Bridgewater to help him celebrate his birthday on Sunday.
The first grader, otherwise known as "Skolbadiah," even worked the team's fight song into the video.
But his parents say everything else from the music to the lyrics to the props are all Obadiah.
"Obadiah got the idea in January. After Christmas, as a six-year-old, you start thinking about your birthday party in May. So apparently inspiration struck in the bathroom. Came up with the song 'Hey Teddy'," Obadiah's dad, Jeremiah, told Fox 9.
Obadiah tweeted snippets of the song to Bridgewater last week. The Vikings quarterback not only re-tweeted them to his nearly 200,000 followers, he also stopped by the Gamble's home in St. Paul, Minn. Wednesday afternoon to give Obadiah a special early birthday surprise.
"We played some catch and talked about stuff. We came inside and had some cake and he brought out the cake," Obadiah said.
Bridgewater may not make it to Obadiah's party this weekend, but he already received the best birthday present of them all.
"I'll remember this my whole life," Obadiah said about his meeting with Bridgewater.
Bridgewater hung out with Obadiah for about an hour and a half and gave him a signed poster, baseball cap, football and towel.
Obadiah says Bridgewater even invited him to a practice to meet the other Vikings players.
Hey Wednesday! Let's do this. #SKOL #skolbadiah @Vikings @teddyb_h2o @TheMiniVikings pic.twitter.com/sIzOT2Okkt-- Obadiah Gamble (@obadiahspeaks) May 18, 2016 @teddyb_h2o @Vikings Hey Teddy! Don't you wanna come to my birthday, HEY! May 29th! pic.twitter.com/HQyTbFfsJM-- Obadiah Gamble (@obadiahspeaks) May 17, 2016 @teddyb_h2o Hey Teddy! Official invite: breakdown of the birthday party May 29th! @Vikings pic.twitter.com/05js5INJMh-- Obadiah Gamble (@obadiahspeaks) March 25, 2016
As millions prepare to take part in Memorial Day weekend events, showers, storms and a potential tropical system could threaten outdoor activities and travel plans during the extended weekend.
Short-Range Weather forecast overview for the North Central United States
The threat for severe weather, including tornadoes and flash flooding, will expand across the central United States through the end of the week.
Rounds of severe thunderstorms, including the potential for flooding rain and tornadoes, will continue to erupt over the central United States this week.