Crowd Erupts as Zaya Wade Appears on Jumbotron at Father's Retirement Ceremony in Miami

The crowd gathered at American Airlines Arena in Miami on February 22 for Dwyane Wade’s Miami Heat jersey retirement ceremony erupted in applause as the basketball player’s 12-year-old transgender child, Zaya, appeared on the jumbotron.

Footage by Ethan J Skolnick shows the moment Zaya, who recently came out as a transgender girl, appeared onscreen in a tribute video for her father.

Zaya speaks about how excited she is to see her dad’s No 3 jersey hang in the arena as fans go wild. Credit: Ethan J Skolnick via Storyful