A round-up of the funniest tweets reacting to the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.

As the nation watched on while the Gold Coast turned it up last night for the Opening Ceremony of the 21st Commonwealth Games, the online reactions were… almost just as entertaining.

There was a lot of fun-poking from people on Twitter.

Perhaps it’s too soon?

First came the jabs about the Australian cricket team, after the ball-tampering scandal of the last two weeks…

There were the (semi) supportive…


There were the more… embarrassing.

The downright hilarious.


Camilla was in the spotlight, too.



There were the (few) that were genuine.


There were the clever…

Of course, there was the political.


There was talk about potentially leaving the Commonwealth.

And just for good luck…

And there was this wonderful, wonderful reference to the shirtless Pita Taufatofua from Tonga who we first ‘met’ at the Rio Olympic Opening Ceremony two years ago, and we saw again in Korea for the recent Winter Olympics.


Here he is one more time, for your enjoyment.

Pita Taufatofua. Image via Getty.
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