PhelpsFace Is Taking The Internet By Storm

#PhelpsFace is Blowing Up the Internet

If you watched last night’s semi-finals, and more appropriately, the moments in the ready room beforehand, you know that Chad le Clos (RSA) and Michael Phelps had a bit of an interesting situation play out.

Le Clos shadow boxed, shook himself out and eye balled Phelps from the ready room, behind the blocks, and even after the semi-final was over.

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But it was the facial expressions that Phelps made that has taken social media and the internet by storm over the past 24 hours.

Here are our 5 favorite #PhelpsFace memes from Twitter so far:

1. Would the real slim shady please stand up?

2. There’s an axe murderer on the loose.

3. NHL star Jonathan Toews got in on the fun with a comparison of his own grumpy face, along with a shot of grumpy cat.

4. Data problems.

5. When you have to swim against a TMNT.

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Olivier Poirier-Leroy Olivier Poirier-Leroy is the founder of He is an author, former national level swimmer, two-time Olympic Trials qualifier, and swim coach.

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