Rio Olympics: Tongan Flagbearer Pita Taufatofua Wins the Internet

Pita Taufatofua became everyone’s favorite flagbearer Aug. 5. when the taekwondo athlete and the flagbearer for the Tonga delegation marched proudly, showcasing Tongan culture as well as his well-oiled torso and arms.

As said on TODAY, Taufatofua is the first athlete from Tonga to qualify for the taekwondo competition, but not many people cared about this because, after he stepped on the national stage, tons of people had to express their thirst on Twitter.

Do you count yourself among the legions of newly-minted Taufatofua fans? Well, here you go: some photos from Getty Images and TODAY featuring Taufatofua. Enjoy.