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Michael Phelps's menacing game face goes viral

Posted: 11:54 AM, Aug 09, 2016
Updated: 2016-08-09 18:17:40-04

Michael Phelps’s evil stare at the Rio Olympics has officially become a thing on social media.

That thing is now called #PhelpsFace.

Cameras caught the swimmer giving a menacing glare Monday night, as South Africa’s Chad le Clos shadowboxed in front of him before the 200-meter butterfly semifinal.

The image of Phelps’s terrifying game face went viral and has become the backdrop of memes illustrating everything from breakfast fails to grammatical errors.

Here are just a few:

Phelps came in second in the race, beating le Clos.

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