An emotional Robert Irwin fights back tears as he pays tribute to his late father Steve #TikTok

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Robert Irwin fought back tears as he paid tribute to his late father Steve throughout a dwell interview on the Australian Today present on Friday morning.

The 18-year-old grew to become emotional when host Karl Stefanovic referenced a viral TikTok video Robert had posted in honour of Father’s Day within the U.S.

With tears welling up in his eyes, Robert described the legendary Crocodile Hunter as a ‘superhero’ and ‘the best dad on the planet’.

An emotional Robert Irwin (pictured) fought back tears as he paid tribute to his late father Steve throughout a dwell interview on the Australian Today present on Friday morning 

The TikTok video included household dwelling movies recorded earlier than Steve died in 2006, when Robert was simply two years previous.

Robert mentioned of compiling the footage: ‘It was wonderful. [It was] very, very emotional, even simply wanting by way of the previous archives to discover that footage.

‘It’s wonderful for me as a result of each time I see a bit of footage or a photograph I have not seen earlier than, I get a narrative about dad somebody tells me… it provides me just a little piece of him back.’

He became emotional when host Karl Stefanovic referenced a viral TikTok video Robert had posted in honour of Father's Day in the U.S. (Robert is pictured as a toddler with his father)

The 18-year-old grew to become emotional when host Karl Stefanovic referenced a viral video Robert had posted in honour of Father’s Day within the U.S. (Robert is pictured as a toddler with his father)

Robert continued: ‘It means absolutely the world. He was a superhero in each facet of the phrase. He was the best dad on the planet and it is the honour of my life to proceed every part that he’s began. Absolutely.’

Using Ed Sheeran’s tune Photograph as a soundtrack, the video captured the particular father-and-son bond between Steve and Robert.

One clip noticed the Australian conservationist gazing down at his boy as a new child.

Robert said of compiling the footage: 'It's amazing for me because every time I see a piece of footage or a photo I haven't seen before, I get a story about dad someone tells me... it gives me a little piece of him back'

Robert mentioned of compiling the footage: ‘It’s wonderful for me as a result of each time I see a bit of footage or a photograph I have not seen earlier than, I get a narrative about dad somebody tells me… it provides me just a little piece of him back’ 

In one other, Steve could possibly be seen giving Robert a piggyback experience on his shoulders.

Also featured within the video was Bindi, now 23, Robert’s older sister.

‘Thinking of him and remembering nothing however enjoyable instances,’ Robert mentioned in his put up.

Using Ed Sheeran's song Photograph as a soundtrack, the video captured the special father-and-son bond between Steve and Robert

Using Ed Sheeran’s tune Photograph as a soundtrack, the video captured the particular father-and-son bond between Steve and Robert 

The montage, posted in honour of Father's Day in the U.S., included family home videos recorded before Steve died in 2006 when Robert was just two years old

The montage, posted in honour of Father’s Day within the U.S., included household dwelling movies recorded earlier than Steve died in 2006 when Robert was simply two years previous

One clip saw the Australian conservationist gazing down at his boy as a newborn

One clip noticed the Australian conservationist gazing down at his boy as a new child

Also featured in the video was Bindi, now 23, Robert's older sister

Also featured within the video was Bindi, now 23, Robert’s older sister 

‘I hope you all had an exquisite Father’s Day within the U.S., sending love to those that could not have fun with their dad.’ 

Steve, recognized to thousands and thousands all over the world as ‘the Crocodile Hunter’, died on September 4, 2006, on the age of 44 after being pierced within the chest by a stingray whereas filming a documentary in Batt Reef, Queensland.

Following his demise, Steve’s household, together with his youngsters Robert and Bindi, widow Terri, and son-in-law Chandler Powell, have continued his conservation work at Australia Zoo on the Sunshine Coast. 

Steve Irwin (pictured with wife Terri), known to millions around the world as 'the Crocodile Hunter', died on September 4, 2006, at the age of 44 after being pierced in the chest by a stingray while filming a documentary in Batt Reef, Queensland

Steve Irwin (pictured with spouse Terri), recognized to thousands and thousands all over the world as ‘the Crocodile Hunter’, died on September 4, 2006, on the age of 44 after being pierced within the chest by a stingray whereas filming a documentary in Batt Reef, Queensland

Following his death, Steve's family, including his children Robert (right) and Bindi (second from left), widow Terri (second from right), and son-in-law Chandler Powell, (left) have continued his conservation work at Australia Zoo on the Sunshine Coast

Following his demise, Steve’s household, together with his youngsters Robert (proper) and Bindi (second from left), widow Terri (second from proper), and son-in-law Chandler Powell, (left) have continued his conservation work at Australia Zoo on the Sunshine Coast 

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