Before heading to Dover International Speedway to support his No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports team, Dale Earnhardt Jr. spent Friday night under the lights.

For the first time in 20 years, Earnhardt attended a Mooresville High School Blue Devils football game in Mooresville, North Carolina -- his alma mater where he was a backup on the varsity soccer team.

Ironically, his brother, Kerry Earnhardt, chose to do the same thing.

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And the night got even better when the home team won.