Sylvester Stallone stunned at Golden Globes

Sylvester Stallone stunned at Golden Globes

Sylvester Stallone didn't realise he was given a standing ovation at the Golden Globe awards.

The 69-year-old actor took home the Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture prize at the ceremony for his role in 'Creed' on Sunday night (10.01.16) and admits he was so in awe of what was happening that he didn't even clock the room full of "incredible people applauding".

When asked about the standing ovation, he said: "You're kidding! I did not expect to win at all. I was promising myself I would be very aware the whole time, but it proves I was not aware.

"Just the fact that these incredible people were applauding, it reminds you that in this life, it's never really over until it's over and you should never give up trying, which is a great message."

And Sylvester, who is arguably known best for playing boxer Rocky Balboa over the years, admits he used to spend a lot of time on the road until he realised family is "everything".

Of his wife Jennifer Flavin and their three children, Sophia, Sistine, and Scarlet, he added to Variety: "I was kind of a peripatetic actor - I was always on the road. Then I realised family is everything.

"You're going to be judged by how you raised your kids and what you left behind. Finally, they get to understand that they have a loving father and movies are wonderful but they pale to life."