Kyrie Irving’s Beard Is the Real MVP of the 2016 Olympics

Or shall we say, the Baelympics.

Kyrie Irving of the Cleveland Cavaliers is competing for Team USA in this year’s 2016 Olympics. The 24-year-old Australian-born heartthrob is seductive both on and off the court and though his basketball skills are enough to make you swoon, it’s Kyrie’s beard that will really turn you into a ball hog.

VH1 is highlighting a bae a day in our 2016 Baelympics series, and today is all about Kyrie and that magical beard. Kyrie’s facial hair game is so on point, we’re naming his beard the MVP of Olympics. Prepare your eyes for all of its glory below and stay tuned for more bae coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympics.

  • His beard is sexy.

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    Scruff is for boys.

  • He looks good clean-shaven, too.

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  • But my God, that beard.

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  • Look at it holding a press conference.

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    *drools*

  • Watch as it admires its neighbor, the arm muscle.

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    Which, if we’re being honest, is equally sexy.

  • Behold it walking the red carpet at the 2016 ESPYS.

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    It cleans up nice.

  • Look how much fun it’s having at Six Flags.

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    Can you imagine riding Kingda Ka next to this?

  • Do you see it hiding in his sweatshirt?

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    Come out to play, pls.

  • Here’s a glimpse of what it will look like when it’s much, much older.

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    Geriatric goodness.

  • And here it is giving you *that look*.

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    Are you still breathing?

Follow Kyrie Irving on Instagram for more pics of his bae-licious beard, and watch as VH1 staffers talk about the hottest Olympic athletes in the clip below.