Simone Biles is so excited, she ‘could explode’ after learning that she will become the first ever honorary cheerleader for the Houston Texans.
The news was announced by the squad on Twitter, revealing that the Olympic champion will be joining the team on the field during their upcoming game December 10.
In the announcement, the team praised Simone as an ‘icon’ and revealed that she would be getting her own locker at the NRG Stadium for the event.
Another venture: Simone Biles will be joining the Houston Texans cheerleaders as their first ever honorary member
Big news: The team made the big announcement on Twitter on Tuesday, calling her an ‘icon’
Hands up: Simone is a four-time Olympic champion – but has expressed a wish to be a cheerleader
The squad also revealed that Simone will be gifted a pair of her very own famous Houston Texans Cheerleaders red boots.
Four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone will be using her famous gymnastic skills to join the cheerleaders in their leaps and dances, revving up the crowd for the home team.
It appears as though it all started when Simone sent out a tweet just before the Texans’ Monday Night Football defeat to the Baltimore Ravens earlier this week
New look: Simone will be getting her own locker at the NRG Stadium for the event as well as her own pair of red boots
New friends: The cheerleaders seem to be just as excited to have Simone on the team
Texas resident Simone took to the social media site to gush about the cheerleaders.
‘Honestly how fun would it be to be an NFL cheerleader,’ she wrote.
One of her followers chimed in: ‘I think @HoustonTexans should make you an honorary cheerleader for a game.’
Simone responded with excitement over the idea, declaring: ‘That would be so fun!!’
Dreams coming true: It all seems to have started after Simone tweeted on Sunday ‘honestly how fun would it be to be an NFL cheerleader’
Going big: Simone is pictured with the rest of the Rio Olympics Final Five gymnasts after their triumph last year
It appears that the team must have gotten wind of her ambitions, because it was just two days later that they revealed they would be making Simone’s dream come true.
Simone replied to the big announcement on Twitter, writing: ‘I’M SO EXCITED I’M GONNA EXPLODE!!!!’
Fans will be able to watch her in action during the team’s next home game, which sees Houston take on the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, December 10.
One follower suggested the Texans should invite the 10-time world champion to join their group, which garnered a positive reaction from Biles.