We have our winners of the Internet. Funny or Die can give up and take the week off, because they're not going to top these Haka-dancing toddlers.
The video you see above was brought to Prep Rally's attention by USA Today, which was sent the footage by New Zealand magazine Stuff,. The Haka is a noble ancestral war chant, traditionally used by Maori tribes before they went into battle. Now it's employed by a number of sports teams — see here and here for American high school examples — most notably New Zealand's legendary national rugby squad, the All Blacks.
On this day, the tradition was performed by a group of New Zealand's fiercest children, and they did it justice, to say the least.
Has anyone seen a toddler perform with more devotion and zest than the girl who takes over at the 17-second mark? She knows what to do instinctively, and she performs it with ferocity. She was born to lead the Haka.
So was the boy who gets things started, and the rest of the motley crew. They are all champions and they didn't even have to send out a single kick.
They're champions of the Internet.
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