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08/11/2016 08:38 pm ET Updated Dec 28, 2016

14 Times The Final Five Loved Each Other So Freaking Much

We've over-used "squad goals," but seriously this time. 🏅 🏅 🏅

If there were a gold medal for BFF-ship, the U.S. Women’s Olympic Gymnastics team would certainly win.

Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Simone Biles, Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian (a.k.a. the Final Five) are not only five of the best gymnasts in the entire world ― maybe the best ― but they are also the best of friends. In addition to watching them complete logic-defying tumbling passes and rack up gold medals at the Rio Olympics, we’ve loved watching them love each other.

(Like, seriously, we could look at photos of them hugging each other all day, every day.)

Here are 14 times the Final Five simply could not hold back their affection for one another:

  • 1 When they were overjoyed after winning the team gold medal.
    (L-R) Alexandra Raisman (USA) of USA (Aly Raisman), Gabrielle Douglas (USA) of USA (Gabby Douglas), Simone Biles (USA) of USA
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    (L-R) Alexandra Raisman (USA) of USA (Aly Raisman), Gabrielle Douglas (USA) of USA (Gabby Douglas), Simone Biles (USA) of USA, Madison Kocian (USA) of USA and Laurie Hernandez (USA) of USA celebrate winning gold in the women's team final.
  • 2 When these two went silver and gold and hugged it out.
    Simone Biles (USA) of USA (L) and Alexandra Raisman (USA) of USA (Aly Raisman) celebrate winning gold and silver respectively
    Mike Blake / Reuters
    Simone Biles (USA) of USA (L) and Alexandra Raisman (USA) of USA (Aly Raisman) celebrate winning gold and silver respectively at the women's individual all-around final. 
  • 3 When they were being v chill in between rotations.
    Simone Biles (USA) of USA, Gabrielle Douglas (USA) of USA (Gabby Douglas), Alexandra Raisman (USA) of USA and Laurie Hernande
    Damir Sagolj / Reuters
    Simone Biles (USA) of USA, Gabrielle Douglas (USA) of USA (Gabby Douglas), Alexandra Raisman (USA) of USA and Laurie Hernandez (USA) attend training.
  • 4 When they could NOT hold back their pure joy.
    Simone Biles (USA) of USA (L) is hugged by team mates Alexandra Raisman (USA) of USA (Aly Raisman), Gabrielle Douglas (USA) o
    Mike Blake / Reuters
    Simone Biles (USA) of USA (L) is hugged by team mates Alexandra Raisman (USA) of USA (Aly Raisman), Gabrielle Douglas (USA) of USA (Gabby Douglas) and Laurie Hernandez (USA) of USA following her floor routine during the women's team final. Team USA won gold in the event.
  • 5 When they hugged some more.
    Simone Biles (USA) of USA (back-facing camera) is hugged by team mates (from L) Gabrielle Douglas (USA) of USA (Gabby Douglas
    Mike Blake / Reuters
    Simone Biles (USA) of USA (back-facing camera) is hugged by team mates (from L) Gabrielle Douglas (USA) of USA (Gabby Douglas), Alexandra Raisman (USA) of USA (Aly Raisman), Madison Kocian (USA) of USA and Laurie Hernandez (USA) of USA following her floor routine during the women's team final. Team USA won gold in the event. 
  • 6 When they showed some team spirit.
    Alexandra Raisman (USA) of USA (Aly Raisman), Gabrielle Douglas (USA) of USA (Gabby Douglas), Simone Biles (USA) of USA, Madi
    Mike Blake / Reuters
    Alexandra Raisman (USA) of USA (Aly Raisman), Gabrielle Douglas (USA) of USA (Gabby Douglas), Simone Biles (USA) of USA, Madison Kocian (USA) of USA and Laurie Hernandez (USA) of USA celebrate winning gold in the women's team final.
  • 7 When they gave each other knowing looks of mutual admiration.
    Aly Raisman and Simone Biles look on during an artistic gymnastics training session on August 4, 2016 at the Arena Olimpica d
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    Aly Raisman and Simone Biles look on during an artistic gymnastics training session on August 4, 2016 at the Arena Olimpica do Rio in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • 8 When they weren't all that nervous because they had each other.
    U.S. gymnasts, from left, Aly Raisman, Madison Kocian, Lauren Hernandez and Simone Biles wait for the score during the artist
    Julio Cortez/AP
    U.S. gymnasts, from left, Aly Raisman, Madison Kocian, Lauren Hernandez and Simone Biles wait for the score during the artistic gymnastics women's qualification at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016.
  • 9 When they could not stop themselves from hugging yet again, because it just felt so right.
    Gymnastics - Olympics: Day 6  Simone Biles of the United State and Alexandra Raisman of the United States embrace as the fina
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    Gymnastics - Olympics: Day 6 Simone Biles of the United State and Alexandra Raisman of the United States embrace as the final result come through confirm Gold and Silver for the pair during the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around Final at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)
  • 10 When they giggled because their hair is full of (gymnastics) secrets.
    Gymnastics - Olympics: Day 4  Simone Biles, (center), of the United States with team mates Alexandra Raisman, (left) and Madi
    Tim Clayton - Corbis via Getty Images
    Gymnastics - Olympics: Day 4 Simone Biles, (center), of the United States with team mates Alexandra Raisman, (left) and Madison Kocian after their gold medal win during the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Team Final at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Tim Clayton/Corbis via Getty Images)'n'n
  • 11 When they brought Team Coordinator Marta Karolyi into the group love.
    2016 Rio Olympics - Artistic Gymnastics - Preliminary - Women's Qualification - Subdivisions - Rio Olympic Arena - Rio de Jan
    Mike Blake / Reuters
    2016 Rio Olympics - Artistic Gymnastics - Preliminary - Women's Qualification - Subdivisions - Rio Olympic Arena - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 07/08/2016. Team Coordinator Marta Karolyi (R) hugs Gabrielle Douglas (USA) of USA (Gabby Douglas), Alexandra Raisman (USA) of USA (Aly Raisman), Laurie Hernandez (USA) of USA, Simone Biles (USA) of USA and Madison Kocian (USA) of USA during the women's qualifications. REUTERS/Mike Blake FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS.
  • 12 When they were just so damn happy to be surrounded by excellence.
    Alexandra Raisman (USA) of USA (Aly Raisman), Gabrielle Douglas (USA) of USA (Gabby Douglas), Simone Biles (USA) of USA, Madi
    Mike Blake / Reuters
    Alexandra Raisman (USA) of USA (Aly Raisman), Gabrielle Douglas (USA) of USA (Gabby Douglas), Simone Biles (USA) of USA, Madison Kocian (USA) of USA and Laurie Hernandez (USA) of USA celebrate winning gold in the women's team final.
  • 13 When they announced their name -- in unison, of course.
    US gymnasts celebrate after the women's team final Artistic Gymnastics at the Olympic Arena during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games
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    US gymnasts celebrate after the women's team final Artistic Gymnastics at the Olympic Arena during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on August 9, 2016. / AFP / Ben STANSALL (Photo credit should read BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)
  • 14 When they finally had (golden) proof that they were the best.
    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 09: (L to R) Gold medalists Alexandra Raisman, Madison Kocian, Lauren Hernandez, Gabrielle Do
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    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 09: (L to R) Gold medalists Alexandra Raisman, Madison Kocian, Lauren Hernandez, Gabrielle Douglas and Simone Biles of the United States pose for photographs with their medals after the medal ceremony for the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Team on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

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