Things got a little wet and wild during Friday night’s Olympic Opening Ceremony. And by wet and wild, we mean six-packed and greasy.
Pita Taufatofua, the flag bearer for Team Tonga, brought spectators around the world to their feet as he marched into the Macaraña stadium on Friday shirtless and greasy. The athlete proudly carried the Polynesian country’s flag among his teammates, but traded their red blazers for a taʻovala, a traditional Tongan dress worn by both men and women on formal occasions. Lucky for us, he accessorized the look with only a shell necklace, braided arm bands, and his oily, smokin’ hot bod.
And as expected, the internet had a quite a bit to say about the shirtless wonder.
Tonga or Magic Mike 3, you decide. pic.twitter.com/4qVDBAVSB5— Mark (@MarkMizzouSteel) August 6, 2016
Moving to Tonga. Their national dress is a six pack covered in baby oil. #OpeningCeremony— David Morgan (@thisisdavid) August 6, 2016
Taufatofua, 32, who will compete in Taekwondo during the Games, is the first athlete from Tonga to ever do so. If all Taekwondo competitors look like this one, we’d be willing to bet the sport will have a spike in viewers this year.
Gisele Bundchen returned to the runway for Rio’s Opening Ceremony, wowing the world as she walked the longest runway of her life. Check out her glittering gown in the video below.