The 22-year-old makes his debut on Friday night with the Penrith Panthers

& # 39; I'm so proud of you & # 39 ;: the emotional moment when footy legend bursts into tears after hearing his son's debut album

  • Penrith Panthers second rower Jed Cartwright makes the NRL debut on Friday
  • The 22-year-old called his father, John Cartwright, to report incredible news
  • His father tore on the phone when he heard the news from his son
  • John is known for playing 184 NRL games for the Panthers between 1985 and 1996

An NRL legend broke into tears when he heard that his son would make his own NRL debut on Friday night.

Penrith Panther's second rower, Jed Cartwright, 22, called his father John to announce the incredible news.

Jed started the video and told fans that he was about to break the news.

& # 39; I'm pretty excited and pretty nervous at the same time, & # 39; Jed said to the camera before calling his father.

& # 39; I would not be surprised if it contains a few tears – certainly some tears inside. & # 39;

The 22-year-old makes his debut on Friday night with the Penrith Panthers

The 22-year-old makes his debut on Friday night with the Penrith Panthers

Jed's voice can vibrate when he announces the news that he will play against the Titans

Jed's voice can vibrate when he announces the news that he will play against the Titans

Jed's voice can vibrate when he announces the news that he will play against the Titans

Jed's voice can vibrate when he announces the news that he will play against the Titans.

& # 39; No, are you serious? & # 39; his father asked.

& # 39; Seriously? Oh Jedd, & he continues as he tears open.

& # 39; Oh mate, you're not fucking with me, are you?

& # 39; No I am not, & # 39; Jed replied.

& # 39; Oh buddy, that's the best news. I am so proud of you, so proud of you. & # 39;

& # 39; Tell them to put some of that hill aside for me.

& # 39; That's damn great. & # 39;

John is known for playing 184 NRL games for the Panthers between 1985 and 1996, and is now assistant trainer for the Manly Sea Eagles.

John is known for playing 184 NRL games for the Panthers (photo) between 1985 and 1996, and is now assistant trainer for the Manly Sea Eagles.

John is known for playing 184 NRL games for the Panthers (photo) between 1985 and 1996, and is now assistant trainer for the Manly Sea Eagles.

John is known for playing 184 NRL games for the Panthers (photo) between 1985 and 1996, and is now assistant trainer for the Manly Sea Eagles.

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