This cool choreography made viewers at home feel like they were part of a real-life video game.
Oiled-Up Tonga Flag Bearer
Tonga's flag bearer, Pita Nikolas Taufatofua, made an epic oiled-up entrance that became one of the most talked about moments of the night. The 32-year-old taekwondo athlete became an instant Twitter sensation, adding more than 1,000 Instagram followers within an hour of his appearance, and introducing the same amount of people to the sport of taekwondo.
The Opening Ceremony honored aviator Alberto Santos-Dumont, who is celebrated in their country as the first in flight. He powered a flight in 1906, but it was actually the Wright Brothers (#TeamUSA!) who were first. The duo made history in North Carolina in 1903, as many viewers noted on Twitter.