The Tokyo Olympic Games are officially underway after a dazzling ― if somewhat subdued ― opening ceremony on Friday.
Tennis star Naomi Osaka had the privilege of lighting the Olympic cauldron, kicking off just over two weeks of sporting excellence.
But before we get to the athletic prowess, Twitter had rather a lot to say about that opening ceremony...
For some reason, there was a LOT of interest in Tonga’s flag bearer...
— 🥕BeardedDonkey🥕 (@BeardeddonkeyTv) July 23, 2021
— Chaz (@chazapher) July 24, 2021
— Franco (@FrancoandMarco) July 23, 2021
— Olympics (@Olympics) July 23, 2021
Team USA’s outfits, designed by Ralph Lauren, weren’t quite as big a hit...
— Amy Has Been Vaccinated! 🌎❤️😷🏳️🌈🌊 (@amyOscorpio) July 23, 2021
Why do the Team USA outfits look like they'd report you to HR for cursing pic.twitter.com/ZjsBKcFAGb
— Molly Mulshine (@mollymulshine) July 23, 2021
They’re all dressed like Damien from “the omen“ -OG version
— GrrArggh (@DejectedKat) July 23, 2021
Me, looking at the Ralph Lauren Olympic uniform look book. pic.twitter.com/nP7LOksnDE
— Gregg Favre (@GreggFavre) July 23, 2021
People complaining about Ralph Lauren 2020 Olympic outfits clearly don’t remember this ghastly abomination from 2014. pic.twitter.com/PnGfGlsKMd
— Christina Terry (@_ChristinaTerry) July 23, 2021
Latvia’s outfits were giving people major retro-style vibes...
— Quintilis Kattius (@katsterevin) July 24, 2021
The pictograms were a huge hit...
— Thomas Schlarp (@TSchlarp) July 23, 2021
One even rocked up to the press conference...
— Olympics (@Olympics) July 24, 2021
The inclusion of video game music was a hit... with gamers
Gamers watching the Olympics when they hear all these video game music being played that they know. pic.twitter.com/BWi6iHNooC
— Maku (@TropicalMaku) July 23, 2021
And don’t tell Gal Gadot, but...
— A L E V E N X I (@alevenxi) July 23, 2021
But it all proved too much for some...
— #Tokyo2020 (@Tokyo2020) July 23, 2021
This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.