Social media reacts to Phelps’ incredible 21 gold medals

Michael Phelps continues to rewrite the record books, after winning his 20th and 21st Olympic gold medals in Rio on Tuesday night.

Not surprisingly, the Twittersphere was abuzz following the American’s amazing feat…

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Phelps had many fans the crowd, some were more vocal than others…

With 21 golds to his name, Phelps has more golds than many countries have managed in their Olympic history…

The 31-year-old’s Olympic success far surpasses the medal success of his fellow athletes…

Which of course leads to the question: Is he the greatest of all time (GOAT)?

Phelps’ success of course left many mere mortals feeling a little down about their accomplishments…

And this was where the Olympic journey began for Phelps, in Sydney in 2000…

Sixteen years later he can enjoy a different kind of swim!

Michael Phelps, GOAT.

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