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Video Of This 3-Year-Old's National Anthem Performance Is Going Viral

General view of court at Carrier Dome.

SYRACUSE, NY - FEBRUARY 23: A general view of the Carrier Dome during the game between the Syracuse Orange and the Georgetown Hoyas with record breaking attendance of 35,012 fans on February 23, 2013 in Syracuse, New York. (Photo by Nate Shron/Getty Images)

A 3-year-old boy performed the national anthem at a Syracuse women's basketball game on Monday night. It was awesome.

The boy, Drake Grillo from Auburn (New York), became the youngest Star Spangled Banner singer in Carrier Dome history.

Syracuse posted video of the performance.

Check it out:

Drake learned the words to the song by watching it being performed at various sporting events over the years.


Grillo’s mother, Chelsea, said Drake loves sports and learned the words to “The Star-Spangled Banner” by watching games on TV about a year ago. This wasn’t his first live audience, though. Drake did the honors before three Auburn Doubledays baseball games last summer.

Well done, Drake.