Michael Phelps presents onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City.

Michael Phelps presents onstage during the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards at Madison Square Garden on August 28, 2016 in New York City.

*Finally, Olympic swimming lord Michael Phelps revealed what song he was listening to in his headphones while famously staring down rival Chad le Clos of South Africa in a moment that launched the definitive meme of the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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Turns out Phelps was chosen to introduce Future at Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards for a reason.

“Remember in Rio when I made that face that ended up all over the Internet?” asked Phelps. “I was in the zone with Future’s track, “Stick Talk”, blaring in my headphones.”

“I might have a lot of gold but this guy’s got all the platinum,” he continued.

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The Olympian made instant headlines in Rio when cameras captured him listening to music with a stern face as le Clos strategically shadowboxed in front of him before their 200m butterfly semifinal.

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Now watch below and imagine Chad le Clos jumping around in front of you…