Michael Phelps delivers determined death stare at Rio Olympic Games to produce #PhelpsFace
Move over, All Blacks haka, this may be the greatest game face in sporting history.
With more golds than Jamaica and Mexico, Michael Phelps looked like he was trying to extract another medal from the Olympic swimming pool by simply staring at it.
Chest out, hood up, cheeks sucked in, Phelps got in the zone for the 200-metre butterfly semifinal on Monday (Tuesday NZ time) with an icy glare that has already become immortalised by #PhelpsFace.
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Close by, arch nemesis Chad le Clos could be seen bobbing and jiggling around like a excited school boy - blissfully unaware of the death stare to end all death stares from the most decorated Olympian of all time.