'Phelps Face' becomes Twitter's new favorite meme

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Could #PhelpsFace supplant Crying Jordan as the meme of choice for sports Twitter?

Time will tell, but social media certainly had a ball on Monday night, after Michael Phelps was caught by NBC cameras giving a death stare to rival Chad le Clos of South Africa before the two swam in the 200-meter butterfly.

Here’s a roundup of some of the best ones:

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Who knew Phelps bore a resemblance to New York Giants’ QB Eli Manning?


If you have a younger sibling, you definitely can relate to this:


Phelps’ infant son, Boomer, who has been getting quite a bit of camera time himself, showing he already has his father’s mean mug down pat:


If you (like me) are having a hard time breaking an old debit card habit:


Come on, mom! They’re never the same.


Can Disney and Pixar make this a reality?


So much to do, so little time.


And perhaps our personal favorite:


Phelps and le Clos will be back together in the Ready Room on Tuesday night before their face-off in the 200-meter butterfly final. Will we get more #PhelpsFace?

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