Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, who is often dubbed the Greatest of All Time (G.O.A.T.), is getting her own Twitter emoji—and social media is excited about it.
The emoji is of a goat dressed in a red leotard with twinkling stars on it, as well as a gold medal while doing a split. It will also be available when someone applies the hashtags #Simone or #SimoneBiles until August 8.
This endeavor makes her the first Olympian to receive a custom emoji. She's also the first female athlete to get a GOAT emoji on Twitter.
The social media platform has given the GOAT emojis in the past, but it was granted to men like NFL Superbowl legend Tom Brady.
Biles' emoji comes out as she herself embraced the goat label as she wore bedazzled goes on her leotards in May for the GK US Classic gymnastics competition and in June at the Senior Women's competition of the US Gymnastics Championship in Fort Worth, Texas.
A detail of a goat on Simone Biles' leotard during the Senior Women's competition of the U.S. Gymnastics Championships at Dickies Arena on June 06, 2021 in Fort Worth, TexasGetty Images
She called the little mascot 'Goldie the Goat," but now Goldie has reached emoji status.
'Witness greatness. Tweet with greatness,' wrote the official Twitter Sports account, announcing the emoji.
Fans are supportive and happy that the emoji exists, saying things like "well deserved."
"Awww, well deserved. THANK U @verified@Simone_Biles. Congratulations, champ. We [are] rooting for [you]. Let's go TEAM USA #simonebiles," someone wrote.
"Can't wait to witness the greatness of #SimoneBiles & rest of team," another added.
In conversation with Marie Claire, Bible said that Goldie the goat wasn’t necessarily a boast, but more of a way to troll the “haters” who she knew would have something to say when they saw it.
“I didn’t feel like it was necessarily fair how they could keep saying whatever they wanted, but then if I said something, it wasn’t fair,” she told the outlet.
The athlete also spoke on the importance of being proud of your accomplishments no matter what stuff you are in the process.
“I just hope that kids growing up watching this don’t or aren’t ashamed of being good at whatever they do...And I want kids to learn that, yes, it’s okay to acknowledge that you’re good or even great at something,” she said.
It is unknown as to whether or not the Olympian will wear Goldie leotards at the Olympics. However, she did pay tribute to Goldie on her flight to Tokyo, capturing a picture with a Goldie-printed blanket.