ΕΣΥ ΤΙ ΠΙΣΤΕΥΕΙΣ;
The Olympic Games began last night with a less-than-traditional opening ceremony at the Maracanã stadium on Friday night.
Out was the pomp and ceremony of Beijing and London and in was "Brazil on a budget", reflecting the country's troubled economy and high levels of poverty.
As the Independent's Kevin Garside noted from his seat inside the 80,000-seater, the ceremony followed an "ecological narrative to tell the story of Brazil".
As many people on the internet pointed out, it also resembled something slightly less profound...
This is the #olympic stadium lite up like a big red vagina #RioVirgina #OpeningCeremony #Rio2016 😆 pic.twitter.com/udVGfP3rNb— Southern Sass (@CortneyCoker) August 6, 2016
the Olympic stadium in rio is a vagina???? pic.twitter.com/SICbVx9SRf— jules (@huliajiggins) August 6, 2016
"And then the Olympians all burst forth from the Great Olympic Vagina!"#OpeningCeremony pic.twitter.com/Y4xChl4en0— HaleyMancini (@HaleyMancini) August 6, 2016