Alex Ovechkin belatedly celebrated his 35th birthday in Moscow on Thursday.
The sweetest moment of the party happened when Ovechkin slow danced with his mother Tatyana.
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Tatyana, 70, can be seen swaying with her son as a live band plays in the background.
Ovechkin has long credited his two-time Olympic gold medal-winning mom and his soccer-playing dad for helping him become one of the world’s greatest hockey players of all-time. Alex wears the number eight in honor of Tatyana, who wore #8 during her basketball career.
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