It takes some people a lifetime to make history, it took Usain Bolt just 9.81 seconds at Rio on Monday morning. There were doubts about whether the Jamaican could pull off another victory at the 100 metres at his third Olympics, but he laid every one of them to rest in an epic race.
After the victory, he ran a victory lap in which he posed with Jamaican fans multiple times so it was no surprise that he tweeted this soon after:
Jamaica Stand Up!!!
This for you my people— Usain St. Leo Bolt (@usainbolt) August 15, 2016
And then these posts thanking everyone for their support:
This photo went nuts:
And generally Twitterati across the world lost their mind: