In honor of celebrating the fourth of July this past weekend, I am linking up with The Blonder Side of Life today for the Secret Blogger link up that has a special theme of independence!
Ever since a young age, we play sports representing a local business or our town, as we grow up we represent our high schools and colleges, and some even move on to represent their city or state, and the elite ones represent our country.
There is no doubt there is patriotism in sports. So in honor of Independence Day last week, check out some great shots of athletes showing their American pride!
1992 Dream Time (Photo: Getty Images)
Joe DiMaggio at Fort Dix, NJ (Photo: USA Today)
Honoring Pat Tillman (Photo: Jeff Gross, Getty Images)
Boston Marathon 2013 (Photo: Winslow Townson, AP)
2013 World Baseball Classic (Photo: Mark J. Rebilas, USA TODAY Sports)
2013 NFC playoff game at Candlestick Park (Photo: Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports)
Patriotic Andy Roddick (Photo: Business Insider)
Venus Williams’ patriotic Olympic hair (Photo: AP)
USA soccer fans of the 2014 World Cup (Photo: Real Clear)
President Bush at the Beijing Olympics (Photo: REUTERS)
Hulk Hogan and the American flag (Photo: Bacon Sports)
1980 “Miracle on Ice” team celebrates win (Photo: Getty Images)
2014 Winter Olympics (Photo: Writtalin)
Enjoy your week!