That and listening to the whole villages' changing opinion of Naruto over the years. They all started off disapproving of him and not even using his name. To voicing both pride and concern over the years.
"And that fox brat! He shouldn't be a ninja!"
"That's for sure. What is Lord Hokage thinking?"
"That Team Kakashi, I hear they defeated the terrorist Zabuza!"
"Seems that Nine-Tails boy was at the center of it."
"No way, that kid's a total loser. I bet it was all Kakashi's doing."
"You know that Nine-Tails kid? Well, he made it to the finals of the Chunin Exam."
"Wow, he did? Guess he's more skilled than I thought."
"Huh! Just hope the demon fox doesn't go on a rampage."
"That's the Nine-Tails kid?"
"I can't believe he defeated a Hyuga."
"Wow, I never expected that. I didn't think the fox brat had it in him."
"Yeah, he's not bad at all."
"Word is he defended the village from the Sand Jinchūriki."
"Naruto Uzumaki! You know, that child
"I'm glad the fifth Hokage's been decided. We can all rest easier."
"Thanks to Lord Jiraiya and Naruto."
"Did they really battle Orochimaru?"
"I heard he couldn't bring Sasuke Uchiha back."
"Boy, I hope Naruto's doing okay..."
"And now a group called the Akatsuki is going after all the Jinchūriki."
"Does that mean Naruto's a target, too?"
"Is he alright?"
"Don't worry. Lord Jiraiya's watching over him."
"Hey, did you hear? They say that Naruto rescued the Sand's Kazekage from the Akatsuki!"
"Wouldn't it be great if this results in an alliance between the Leaf and the Sand?"
"The Akatsuki killed Lord Jiraiya!"
"How's Naruto taking it?"