30 pics of dads with their babies that will melt your heart

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Get ready to say "awwwww" - these dads just can't get enough of their crazy-adorable kids. And why should they? These little faces will melt your heart. It takes a pretty massive dose of cuteness to steal the show at major events like the Olympic Games, military homecomings, star-studded movie premieres and the Hollywood Walk of Fame. But these sweet little faces take the cake. And their dads aren't too shabby either: These fathers are total #dadgoals. Here are 30 pics of dads with their babies that capture the sweetest moments and will steal your heart. Pass the tissues!

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Nick Foles

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles had a lot to celebrate when his team beat the New England Patriots 41-33 in Super Bowl LII on February 4, 2018. Foles was named the MVP of the game, but it was the sweet photo of him holding daughter Lily that really stole the show.

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John Legend

Cutest dad ever John Legend helped daughter Luna throw out the first pitch before a Seattle Mariners-Minnesota Twins game at Safeco Field in 2017.

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Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds' Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony was definitely eclipsed by the extreme cuteness factor of his and wife Blake Lively's little baby (not to mention toddler James).


LeBron James

In 2016, the Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James helped his team defeat the Golden State Warriors 93-89 in Game 7 to win the NBA Finals. He here is at the press conference afterward, giving daughter (and good luck charm) Zhuri a sweet kiss on the head.

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U.S. Army 1st Lt. Keith Wolowodiuk

Baby Kaitlyn was beyond ecstatic to see her dad, 1st Lt. Keith Wolowodiuk, when he returned home in 2008 from a seven-month tour serving with the 1st Battalion 185th Infantry Regiment, Charlie Company, in Baghdad.

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Alexis Ohanian

Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. was enthralled while watching mom Serena Williams play tennis in the 2019 Hopman Cup in Perth, Australia - all while being cuddled in dad Alexis Ohanian's arms.

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Michael Phelps

Swimming dad Michael Phelps couldn't hide his love for baby Boomer after winning the men's 200-meter butterfly final at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.


Kevin Jonas

Dads who bring their kiddos to a fashion show always get us. Kevin Jonas and wee Alena looked fashionably cute together at New York Fashion Week in February 2017.

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Usher's adorable mini-mes joined him at the 2011 Los Angeles premiere of "Justin Bieber: Never Say Never." You can never say which one is cuter. Never.


Prince William

Prince William introduced adorable his son Prince George to a bilby (coincidentally also named George) at Sydney's Taronga Zoo in 2014.

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Lionel Messi

FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi sweetly kissed his son Thiago before his team's La Liga match with Real Sociedad de Futbol in 2013.

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Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris is such a doting father, we sometimes wish he was our dad! Here he is comforting daughter Harper Grace when the West Hollywood premiere of "Smurfs 2" got a tad overwhelming back in 2013.

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U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class John Llewellyn

Petty Officer 2nd Class John Llewellyn met his newborn daughter for the very first time after returning home from a six-month deployment to the Middle East in 2002.

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Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin's adorable sons Valentino and Matteo are even cuter than he is, which seems nearly impossible. Here they are snuggling on the beach in Miami back in 2009.

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Jamie Oliver

This photo is too precious for words. The camera caught chef Jamie Oliver in a sweet moment with son Buddy while on a bus tour of London promoting his Food Revolution Day in May 2015.

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Alec Baldwin

Daughter Carmen Gabriela cracked up funnyman dad Alec Baldwin and stole the show at the 2015 Hamptons International Film Festival in East Hampton, New York.

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José Bastón

Eva Longoria's husband José Bastón and son Santiago looked adorable in matching penguin suits at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France.

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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson

The Rock (aka Dwayne Johnson) shared a special day with wife Lauren Hashian and their daughter as his Hollywood Walk of Fame star was unveiled in 2017.


Wu Hongbin

Wu Hongbin proudly held his newborn daughter, who was born in Beijing on August 8, 2008 (the opening day of the Beijing Olympic Games). Hongbin's daughter was one of several babies born at the hospital that day, but only Wu and his wife Yanmin decided to name their little girl Ao Yun, which means "Olympic."


Jack Black

The funny apple doesn't fall far from the tree: Jack Black's son Thomas knows how to have fun just like his dad, and they're pictured here at a Yo Gabba Gabba Live! show with Dave Grohl and his daughter Violet in Los Angeles in 2010.

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Jeff Goldblum

The family that plays together, film festivals together: Jeff Goldblum brought along his cute kids River and Charlie (with mom Emilie Livingston) to the Deauville American Film Festival in 2017.


Matthew McConaughey

Matthew McConaughey proved that the happiest place on Earth is wherever your adorable kids are when he and wife Camila Alves visited Disneyland in 2011 with daughter Vida and son Levi.

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Adam Levine

Star of "The Voice" and Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine shared his big day with sweet daughter Dusty Rose when he received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2017.


Joe Nieuwendyk

You can tell by the look on his face in this photo that to Canadian ice hockey player Joe Nieuwendyk, the real prize is his baby son (although ending a half-century gold medal drought at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics was pretty incredible, too).


Mario Lopez

Mario Lopez's newborn daughter Gia was "Extra" adorable when she met Ricky Martin at The Grove in Los Angeles in 2010, while mom Courtney Mazza looked on.

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Jimmy Kimmel

Comedian Jimmy Kimmel's daughter Jane looked just as cute and spirited as her dad at an event in Los Angeles in 2015.

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Gavin Rossdale

Though they're no longer married, Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani are still amazing co-parents who go "mad" for their kids, as is evident from this pic of their family ride on Disneyland's Mad Hatter Tea Cups with sons Kingston and Zuma in 2010.

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Brent Livermore

Australia's men's field hockey captain Brent Livermore shared the biggest moment of his career with his darling baby at the Athens Olympic Games awards ceremony in 2004.


David Beckham

David Beckham definitely won 2014's cutest dad of the year award after bringing daughter Harper to her mom Victoria Beckham's spring show at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week. Oh, and Harper's bestie, Vogue editor Anna Wintour, tagged along as well.


Philippe Coutinho

It's pretty obvious that FC Barcelona's Phillippe Coutinho loves his children as much as he loves football - he proudly brought them onto the field before the Spanish league match against Valencia CF in Barcelona in 2019. He clearly makes his relationship with his little ones a priority. The father-child bond is just one of the many relationships that are important to build in order to lead a happy life.

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