Kiwi cyclist George Bennett may have had a disappointing finish on the Tour of Spain but a video has emerged that is sure to win him plenty of fans despite the result.
Bennett finished outside the top 10 at the Vuelta a Espana but took time on the final stage to make one young fan's day.
After receiving applause from the young supporter, Bennett decided to give him an unexpected reward for his enthusiastic cheers during one of the event's climbs – his water bottle.
The moment was caught on video and shared by the boy's family on social media.
The gesture has now been viewed hundreds of thousands of times with many heaping praise on Bennett for the gesture.