A small boy dressed as a pontiff is clearly not impressed when meeting the real thing, crying as he is kissed by Pope Francis.
Pope Francis then kissed him affectionately on the cheek.
The young boy though, was not impressed by the gesture from the leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, making it quite clear that this carnival experience was a bit too much for him.
An emotional Daniele was beamed around the world on Vatican television.
Children often put on fancy dress clothes during the carnival season in Italy.