Remember how schoolyard romance was all about diplomacy? If you liked a girl, you’d send your friend to tell her friend to tell her how you felt. That’s how us shy kids figured out how to deal with those new, alien feelings we were experiencing. But not this little Romeo.

Oh, he gets by with a little help from his friends, but only to facilitate the most demonstrative ask-out in playground history.

The video recently gained steam on the web when comedian Donald Glover posted the video on his Tumblr blog (the boy in the clip is the younger brother of Glover’s friend). “Wow. Balls,” wrote the ‘Community’ actor. That about sums it up.

[via Donald Glover]