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Why do Dutch sports teams wear orange?

Question

netherlands-cricket.jpgWhy do Dutch sports teams wear orange? There’s no orange on their flag.
Mike, M25

Answer

** Definitive **
Name: Paul, The Hague
Qualification: Double Dutch
Answer: The Dutch Royal Family are officially called the Royal Family of Orange Nassau. So orange became the national colour of the Netherlands.

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