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The Funniest Tweets From The Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony

Tonga's flag bearer was a hit. The U.S. outfits less so...

The Tokyo Olympic Games are officially underway after a dazzling ― if somewhat subdued ― opening ceremony on Friday.

Tennis star Naomi Osaka had the privilege of lighting the Olympic cauldron, kicking off just over two weeks of sporting excellence.

But before we get to the athletic prowess, Twitter had rather a lot to say about that opening ceremony...

For some reason, there was a LOT of interest in Tonga’s flag bearer...

Team USA’s outfits, designed by Ralph Lauren, weren’t quite as big a hit...

Latvia’s outfits were giving people major retro-style vibes...

The pictograms were a huge hit...

One even rocked up to the press conference...

The inclusion of video game music was a hit... with gamers

And don’t tell Gal Gadot, but...

But it all proved too much for some...