The 9 Best Faces Vladimir Putin Made At The Sochi Olympic Opening Ceremony

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Let's face it: Russian President Vladimir Putin is an international man of mystery. Known for his steely gaze and stone-faced demeanor, Putin is probably the last guy to get an Olympics party started. But at Friday's Winter Olympic opening ceremony, that's exactly what he was called on to do.

We're glad he took a break from shirtless horseback riding, shooting polar bears, practicing karate, hang-gliding, arm-wrestling, and playing ice hockey to revel in the ceremonies, mainly so we could take a look at his best reactions.

Wait! Does Putin secretly want to be a member of the Russian Olympic team? It all makes sense now...

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