Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Emmanuel Acho during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals in Glendale, Ariz. on Oct. 26, 2014.
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January 9, 2015 4:17 PM EST

The Eagles’ Emmanuel Acho made an interesting decision on Thursday. Approached with a direct message on Instagram, a fan asked Acho if he would take her to prom if she got 2,000 retweets on Twitter.

Acho thought about it and offered a steeper challenge: 10,000 retweets, and he would do it.

The linebacker apparently thought this feat would be a lot more difficult than it turned out to be. He told the fan that he was going to Hong Kong for a week, and that she had a whole week to get the retweets.

Just a few hours later, the challenge had been met, leaving Acho, a man of his word, to tweet the following:

The fan has since protected her Twitter account, but you can see a screenshot of her original tweet here.

A lesson for all: Don’t open Instagram direct messages, or you’ll end up going to high school proms.

This article originally appeared on SI.com.

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