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‘Fanboy’ Charles Barkley Goes GaGa Over Wayne Gretzky at Stanley Cup Finals

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When NHL Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky and NBA superstar Charles Barkley recently met during Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals, Barkley had a moment of stardom.

The touching interaction shows how much the two sports legends respect one another.

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A recent tweet by ClutchPoints (@ClutchPoints) captures a heartwarming moment between two sporting legends at a recent Stanley Cup Finals game. After meeting Wayne, a starstruck Barkley said: “You’re Wayne Gretzky? I used to watch you when I was a little kid!’ Charles Barkley was in awe of Wayne Gretzky when they met at Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals “

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This interaction reveals that even famed stars aren’t immune from the stardom of legends like Wayne Gretzky. The “Great One” of hockey, has garnered admiration from famous NBA star Charles Barkley.

What Happened in The Meeting?

As the room buzzed with excitement, Charles Barkley couldn’t contain his awe when he saw Wayne Gretzky. “You’re Wayne Gretzky? I used to watch you when I was a little kid,” Barkley exclaimed. The hockey legend, known as “The Great One,” warmly acknowledged Barkley’s admiration. The exchange was captured on video and quickly went viral.

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Charles Barkley’s Candid Comments

Barkley turned to the young NHL draft prospects in the room, urging them to appreciate the moment. He playfully added, “I used to watch you when I was a little kid. It was in black and white. I’ve never seen you in color.” The lighthearted remark highlighted the generational gap between the two athletes.

Wayne Gretzky’s Response

'Fanboy' Charles Barkley Goes GaGa Over Wayne Gretzky at Stanley Cup Finals - THE SPORTS ROOM

Wayne Gretzky graciously reciprocated Barkley’s praise. He mentioned watching Barkley on TV and emphasized the mutual respect they shared. Despite their different sports backgrounds, both legends recognized each other’s greatness.

Fans are loving Wayne-Barkley

Fans on social media found the interaction endearing. Many even called for Barkley to join the NHL crew on TNT, while others marveled at the fact that Gretzky and Barkley were essentially the same age.

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