Meet Archie The Scottish Terrier, The Star Of The Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony

Can we just have the dogs competing instead?

1. We’re all agreed the Scottish terriers stole the show at the Glasgow opening ceremony, right?

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2. They were just fantastic.

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3. Look how well behaved they were on BBC Breakfast the morning after the event as well.

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4. SO CUTE!

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5. But one of the Scottie dogs may have been greater than all the rest. Ladies and gentlemen, meet Archie Clegg.

6. Archie live-tweeted his experience at the opening ceremony on Wednesday night.

It's me

— Archie Clegg (@ArchieClegg)

7. And it was lovely.

No way to treat a star

— Archie Clegg (@ArchieClegg)

8. Archie gave his followers an insight into the build-up to the ceremony.

We are off, wish us luck, final rehearsal.

— Archie Clegg (@ArchieClegg)

Bring it on!!

— Archie Clegg (@ArchieClegg)

It's me

— Archie Clegg (@ArchieClegg)

I did good. Time for bed.

— Archie Clegg (@ArchieClegg)

12. On the big day, Archie and his owner, Jim, were pretty excited to be leading the Commonwealth nations out.

The day has arrived audience of 1.5 billon people Jim seems a bit tense For me it's just another walk around a stadium! Just follow me Jim!

— Archie Clegg (@ArchieClegg)

13. See.

And we are off

— Archie Clegg (@ArchieClegg)

14. Nothing could unsettle Archie before his moment in the spotlight.

I'm chilled

— Archie Clegg (@ArchieClegg)

15. Unflappable.

Get ready

— Archie Clegg (@ArchieClegg)

And again

— Archie Clegg (@ArchieClegg)

Did you see me

— Archie Clegg (@ArchieClegg)

18. Did we see you? Archie, you were fantastic.

Did you see me and Jim too this time?

— Archie Clegg (@ArchieClegg)

19. Afterwards he received a well-deserved treat.

We back at the Archie motorhome. I think I did well! Dinner, water and my favourite dog chew. A grand day out!

— Archie Clegg (@ArchieClegg)

20. And a good sleep.

Not sure about all the fuss but we leave soon. Looking forward to my own bed and seeing my 'old ladies'.

— Archie Clegg (@ArchieClegg)

21. Well done, Archie. Well done, Jim.

Mark Sutherland / SWNS

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