5 Eric Monkman memes to enjoy ahead of University Challenge final

Best. Face. Ever.

It's fair to say he is already a legend in social media circles. Not only is Eric Monkman pretty damn clever, but his face is what internet memes are made of.

Since he first appeared on the show, hosted by Jeremy Paxman, #Monkmania has gone viral thanks to his intense facial expressions and shouty answers – some viewers have even gone as far as branding him a sex symbol.

Eric Monkman

Eric and his team from Wolfson College Cambridge will do battle this evening against Balliol College Oxford, captained by his nemesis Joey Goldman. But despite the results of the competition this evening, the internet has already decided who is the real winner.

Jeremy Paxman

With this in mind, we thought we'd bring to you some of the best Monkman memes of Twitter.