Army Sgt. surprises Philadelphia 76ers dancer

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Soldier surprises girlfriend at 76ers game. Christie Ileto reports during Action News at 6:30 a.m. on December 3, 2017. (WPVI)

A Philadelphia 76ers dancer got a big surprise during Saturday night's game.

Angela thought her boyfriend, Army Sergeant Elliot Burgos, was in Kuwait.

But that was not the case.

During the first quarter break, Angela and the 76ers dancers were about to take the court, but first watched as a video of troops greeting their friends and family played on the screens in the Wells Fargo Center.

WATCH: Sgt. Burgo & Fellow Troops Greet Friends & Family
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Sgt. Elliott Burgos' message to Angela on December 2, 2017. (Courtesy: Philadelphia 76ers)



Angela was shocked to see her boyfriend was among the troops in the video. She was even more shocked when he put on a 76ers cap and was handed flowers from the team's mascot Franklin. Moments later, Angela saw her boyfriend and ran into his arms.
WATCH: Angela Surprised by Elliot's Return
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Soldier surprises 76ers dancer girlfriend on December 2, 2017. (Courtesy: Philadelphia 76ers)



Angela and Elliot have been together for three years.

Watch the two discuss their center court emotional reunion:

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Angela and Elliott speak after heartwarming reunion on December 2, 2017. (Courtesy: Philadelphia 76ers)


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