The Avengers cast proved they could be real life heroes too, at least in the eyes of one very special little boy.

It all came about on Sunday when Fox News journalist Shannon Bream posted an open request on Twitter:

Her tweet soon became viral and it wasn't long before the Avengers assembled to show their support:

Even Ryan Reynolds got involved:

And last night (Monday), Bream tweeted that Emilio had got his dying wish: