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'What a thrill!' Hoda Kotb surprised by Drew Brees (in GIFS)

Jan. 29, 2014 at 11:34 AM ET

Video: TODAY’s Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb take a look at the new Budweiser commercial featuring an adorable puppy, and Drew Brees, quarterback for the New Orleans Saints, surprises Hoda on set.

No one loves a surprise more than Hoda Kotb (remember when Beyoncé made her flip out?).

Today she got a big one after a man breezed onto the set wearing a mask in the likeness of her favorite football star, Drew Brees. When he removed it, Hoda was flabbergasted to discover that the masked figure was, in fact, the New Orleans Saints quarterback in the flesh.

"Oh my," she exclaimed when Brees revealed himself. "Today is my favorite day! 

Watch the moment unfold in GIFs.

Drew Brees, Hoda Kotb
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Drew Brees, Hoda Kotb
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Drew Brees, Hoda Kotb
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Drew Brees, Hoda Kotb
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