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San Francsico's seven-time Pro Bowl linebacker does a great job of recognizing loyal fans and did so once again by recently acknowledging a birthday invitation from a 6-year-old fan.
Elizabeth Penados of Suisun City asked Willis to attend her "Frozen" birthday party on April 23.
"Best invitation ever," Willis wrote on Twitter. "Thank you Elizabeth Penados my soon to be 7yr old friend."
Best invitation ever!!! Thank you Elizabeth Penados my soon to be 7yr old friend. http://t.co/IJeu1TXVDT— Patrick Willis (@PatrickWillis52) April 1, 2014
Bay Area TV station KTVU caught up with the young 49ers fan to learn more about her invitation and what made Willis her favorite player.
"He likes to crush people," Penados said.
Here's the video of Penados' reaction to Willis' social media response.
***APRIL 28 UPDATE***
Willis was unable to attend the party, but he did send flowers and a thoughtful card to his fan.
"Happy birthday Elizabeth! I am sorry I couldn't make it today but I wanted to wish you a day full of fun! Thanks for being a great fan, I truly appreciate your support!" - Patrick
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