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Part of Rocky’s enduring legacy relies on its story's appeal to young people over multiple generations. As the movies continue to be shown, fans are getting younger and younger. It’s all part of Sylvester Stallone’s ever-expanding hold over fans five decades after the original film was released. This is even more evident by an encounter Stallone had with some young Rocky fans in a sweet video.
The Rocky star took to Instagram to share a sweet fan interaction with some young girls. The young girls talked about their love for the Rocky franchise as Sylvester Stallone jokingly mentioned they needed to perfect their golf game before taking on boxing. They impressed the Hollywood star by revealing they were learning martial arts. To see the young girls demonstrate their skills on Stallone as well as the somewhat awkward ending, check out the video post below:
Watching the exchange between the Rambo star and the young fans came off both natural and sweet at the same time. Even the small moments came off as typical conversation for Stallone. But that shouldn’t be too much of a surprise given Sylvester Stallone is the father of three daughters. So his conversation with the young girls was just a typical day for the Hollywood star. But that wasn’t the only time Stallone has interacted with some young Rocky fans.
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Just a few days prior, a group of young boys had a similar interaction with Sylvester Stallone. He also posted the sweet exchange on Instagram for his followers to witness. Stallone jokingly tried to convince the young boys into thinking he was Rocky’s twin. Of course, he couldn’t fool them. After joking around a bit, the actor took a selfie with the group. To see the full interaction between Stallone and the group of fans, check out the Instagram video below:
As evident by both videos, fans have figured out Sylvester Stallone’s home away from the film set. So if you want to meet Sylvester Stallone, you can find him on the golf course practicing his swing. These interactions with young fans aren’t a surprise given his youthful outlook and appeal. Stallone will always be Rocky Balboa to certain moviegoers and serves as an inspiration to many.
Seeing these Instagram videos were just a testament to the power of the long-running franchise. At this point, it’s the kids who grew up on the Rocky films passing the tradition down to their children. So, with more people being introduced to the film series, Sylvester Stallone will continue to gain young fans. The release of Rocky IV director’s cut might put the franchise's legacy over the top. If you want to relive your childhood or introduce someone to the magic of Rocky, the entire franchise is available to stream on HBO Max.