Farah delight at Bolt's 'Mobot'
Mo Farah basked in the ultimate mark of respect from "living legend" Usain Bolt after completing a stunning long-distance Olympic double.
Bolt performed the Briton's 'Mobot' celebration as he crossed the line to bring Jamaica home to gold in the 4x100 metres relay in a new world record.
That record-breaking run of 36.84 seconds came 75 minutes after Farah had added the 5,000m crown to his 10,000m title, roared on by 80,000 frenzied fans.
"Oh yeah, did you see that? That was awesome, unbelievable Farah said on Bolt's version of the 'Mobot'.
"It is a big respect, the guy has broken the world record and is doing the 'Mobot'.
"It is unbelievable, who would have thought that? The guy is a legend. I've known Usain for a long time and what he's doing for the sport is amazing.
"It's what we need, he's just a character. I think we take him for granted, we're not going to see a legend like him again."
Bolt, who sealed his third gold medal of the games after winning the 100 and 200m crowns, said: "I said to him even before the Olympics I was going to do that when I get to the Olympics, but it slipped (my mind) the first two times because I was so happy that I won.
"But before I came out I watched his 5,000m and so made sure I did that.
"Me and Mo we go way back to when I started out, we have the same agent, and it was a joyful thing to see him winning that double. It was wonderful."
The pair continued their antics by striking each other's poses on the podium, Farah mimicking the 'Lightning Bolt' stance with his left arm pointing skyward.
He also took a leaf out of the Jamaican's book by joking around with the crowd by doing some sit-ups after the race.
Farah, who took advantage of a slow 5000m race to hit the front with 700m remaining and from then was never headed, added: "I knew that was going to happen.
"I thought that was something for the crowd and something for the sport.
"Bolt did his press-ups last night so I thought I'd do some sit-ups to match it."
The 100m and 200m king declared himself a "living legend" after defending the second of his sprint crowns, but Farah insisted he was still some way off that status.
"To do what he did, to come back at another Olympics and to win the double then that might be getting there," he said.
"But three gold medals and then another three, plus a world record - come on."
Farah, a fervent Arsenal fan, claimed the noise of the crowd cheering him on was "like being at the Emirates when a goal goes in".
And he fancies a run-out for the Gunners to cap his double gold.
"I would love to go on the pitch (at Arsenal) and just have a kick around with them," he said.
"It would be the best thing if they had a friendly or something and put me down the wing."
Bolt, though, jokingly claimed he is not sure whether the 29-year-old is built for the beautiful game.
"I don't think Mo could play football," he said, laughing. "I think he is just talking.
"I don't think he has the body to play football. He is way too small!"