(CNN)A member of the University of Illinois Men’s Gymnastics team celebrated his vault landing by showing off his Covid-19 vaccination card.
After Evan Manivong stuck his landing during the team’s meet against Minnesota on March 22, he did something unusual that caught the eye of spectators. The sophomore — who tied his career high after receiving a 14.750 — reached inside his uniform and pulled out a card. At first, no one could identify what he was holding up.
It’s my vaccination card… go get vaccinated everyone! https://t.co/Of7IE0QvXj
— E v a n (@evanmanivong) March 23, 2021 “Not sure what that is…” an announcer commented after the pass. Read MoreThe official Twitter account for the team also didn’t know what it was. “[email protected] ties his career-high with a 14.750! We’re not sure what was on that card either…” a tweet from the account read.In response to the tweet, Manivong set the record straight.”It’s my vaccination card… go get vaccinated everyone!” he wrote.The video resurfaced on Monday after a tweet sharing the moment went viral, garnering over 6,000 retweets and over 34,000 likes.