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Dueling Red, White and Blue as Fans Dress for U.S. vs. Russia

Fans of Team USA cheer before the men's preliminary round ice hockey game between Russia and Team USA at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 15, 2014. MARK BLINCH / Reuters

Fans of Team USA decked themselves out in patriotic colors before an ice hockey game against Russia on Saturday, one the most anticipated matchups of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. Not to be outdone, Russian fans also decked themselves out in red, white & blue, which are also the colors of their national flag. And what are they wearing on their heads? They sure look like cowboy hats.

Image: Fans with their faces painted in the colours of the Russian flag look on before the men's preliminary round ice hockey game between Russia and USA at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games
Fans with their faces painted in the colors of the Russian flag look on before the men's preliminary round ice hockey game between Russia and USA. JIM YOUNG / Reuters