The Rio Olympics, the awkward cousin at the Titanic-Hindenburg family reunion, formally kick off Friday with what is sure to be an exciting opening ceremony.
While we wait for the ceremony, however, several athletes have already begun competition, most notably in men's and women's soccer. Of course, like everything else in Rio, those soccer matches did not happen without encountering a few obstacles along the way.
This time, Olympic officials couldn’t find the keys to unlock one of the stadium gates before a soccer match, eventually resorting to bolt cutters to let people into the game:
At least no one got robbed, kidnapped or threatened by a fire (this time).