"Mackem fans are the best".
Dozens of you have been getting in touch to share your love for Sunderland supporters who jumped in to help a fellow fan secure his seat at Wembley.
Alf Robson, who is 87, is a life-long Black Cat but was having trouble getting sorted with a ticket for the Checkatrade Trophy final and did not want to miss it.
The 87-year-old shared his thanks on BBC Newcastle's Total Sport - with many others joining in to shower praise on the kind-hearted fans who made his day.
Here are some of your messages from our social media pages:
Bryan Ridley: "Absolutely fantastic you two give yourselves a big pat on the back."
Elisa Conlin: "Awww how canny is this man, I filled up reading this."
Julie Dixon: "Brill story a lovely gesture."
Jacqui Robinson Troupe: "Fantastic I'm so happy for that man, well done two lads so kind of you."
Michael Thoms: "Awesome this lads, take a bow and well done."
Carol Fulton: "Love this, brought tears to my eyes and so proud to be a Sunderland supporter."
Louise Amer: "It's not all bad in Sunderland, faith in humanity restored .... well done to the lads that helped get this man to Wembley."
Joy Hamilton: "Lovely story. Mackem fans are the best. Well done lads."
Michelle Shee: "In tears we gave some wonderful people in Sunderland and we shouldn't forget."
Billy Robinson: "Brilliant well done to all that made this gentleman's dream come true, there are still some good people about."
Lisa Michelle Dunn: "Simply the best."
Sarah Murray: "Shows we have the best hearts in the world and so friendly too, well done."
Tom Martin: "Definitely a nice touch. Nice to know that some people do still have it in their hearts to show a random act of kindness such as this."
Mark Safc Greatrex: "Thank you to the supporters, top guys."
Do you know Alf or the fans who helped him? Give us a call on 0191 501 7446 or email firstname.lastname@example.org