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Favorite part of the night, Bill? Clinton discovers his inner child as he plays with the 110,000 balloons dropped at end of DNC celebration

  • Former president showed his delight when balloons dropped from the ceiling at Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center
  • He tossed star-spangled balloons across the stage and pretended to carry them like a football player 
  • The 69-year-old ex-president even kicked the inflatables and batted them away as he celebrated

His wife became the first woman to be nominated for president on a major party’s ticket.

And his daughter Chelsea gave a passionate speech as she introduced her.

But one of Bill Clinton’s most enjoyable parts of the last night of the Democratic convention was when 110,000 balloons dropped to the stage.

The former president smiled with delight as he discovered his inner child and played in front of delegates at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.

He tossed star-spangled balloons across the stage and pretended to carry them like a football player as he celebrated Hillary’s crowning as the Democratic nominee.

The 69-year-old even kicked the inflatables and batted them away as he celebrated with key Democratic figures  

His glee prompted a flurry of pictures and GIFs on social media – showing that a man who was once the leader of the free world can also enjoy the simpler things in life. 

He smiled with delight as he discovered his inner child and played in front of delegates at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia

He smiled with delight as he discovered his inner child and played in front of delegates at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia

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Favorite part of the night Bill? Former president Bill Clinton played with balloons after his wife Hillary accepted the Democratic nomination for the White House 

Favorite part of the night Bill? Former president Bill Clinton played with balloons after his wife Hillary accepted the Democratic nomination for the White House 

 
The 69-year-old pointed to the sky as the star-spangled balloons dropped from the ceiling of the arena 

The 69-year-old pointed to the sky as the star-spangled balloons dropped from the ceiling of the arena 

As he walked onto the stage, he couldn't hide his happiness as he was hit by a wave of red balloons 

As he walked onto the stage, he couldn’t hide his happiness as he was hit by a wave of red balloons 

In response, he slapped them up into the air with his two hands and carried on walking so he could address the crowd 

In response, he slapped them up into the air with his two hands and carried on walking so he could address the crowd 

Hillary also got in on the fun, holding one of the balloons next to her mouth as she celebrated being named the Democratic nominee 

Hillary also got in on the fun, holding one of the balloons next to her mouth as she celebrated being named the Democratic nominee 

He pushed one balloon towards the edge of the stage as he celebrated on the final night of the convention 

He pushed one balloon towards the edge of the stage as he celebrated on the final night of the convention 

Anyone for volleyball? Bill tapped one of the larger inflatables into the air as he jubilantly marked the finale of the DNC 

Anyone for volleyball? Bill tapped one of the larger inflatables into the air as he jubilantly marked the finale of the DNC 

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The couple held hands and looked up agasp as the balloons came down along with confetti 

The couple held hands and looked up agasp as the balloons came down along with confetti 

At one point, he showed a bit of extra effort by reaching out for one of the balloons, as he tightly gripped on to another 

At one point, he showed a bit of extra effort by reaching out for one of the balloons, as he tightly gripped on to another 

Bill Clinton was still pointing into the camera, but his wife Hillary noticed the balloon drop had begun 

Bill Clinton was still pointing into the camera, but his wife Hillary noticed the balloon drop had begun 

He shared his delight with a fist bump as the crowd of delegates watched the mainstays of the Democratic campaign walk on stage 

He shared his delight with a fist bump as the crowd of delegates watched the mainstays of the Democratic campaign walk on stage 

The balloons come down on Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the end of the fourth and final night of the Democratic National Convention

The balloons come down on Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the end of the fourth and final night of the Democratic National Convention