Strictly Come Dancing Pro Gorka Marquez burst into tears on Friday when he was surprised by a sweet message from his little girl

Gorka and her friend Gemma Atkinson, who met during their competition on the show in 2017, welcomed their daughter Mia in July 2019

Due to the strict isolation rules to compete this year, Gorka has been forced to stay away from them for the past three months

Now in the finals with Eastenders’ Maisie Smith, Gorka is on the home stretch and appears on the spin-off chat show Strictly: It Takes Two He was in tears when Gemma and Mia sent him a message of support

Realizing what was coming, Gorka was choked to death and told Rylan Clark-Neal not to do it until Gemma and Mia’s beaming faces appeared on the screen

“Hello Gorks! I just wanted to say good luck and Maisie Mia took you a picture with a glitter ball on it

Mia was seen holding a homemade painting with the words “Good Luck Papa and Maisie” in her hand and Gorka couldn’t stop crying when he saw it

He later shared a photo of Mia with the sign on Instagram and wrote, “Best happy news ever !!!

“I hope dad can make you and mom proud and bring this glitter ball home for you”

Gorka and Maisie are just three dances away to see if they can win the Glitter Ball trophy

You will face HRVY and Janette Manrara, Bill Bailey and Oti Mabuse, and Jamie Laing and Karen Hauer

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