Today, the Netherlands national football team will face off against Argentina in the second World Cup semifinal. Whether or not you’re a soccer nut, the sporting spectacle is a fine prompt to take an up close and social-media-enabled look at the finest dogs the Dutch have to offer. Feast your eyeballs on the highly liberated world of the oranje canine!
Freshly primped from the salon, this foxy lady has accessorized with her country’s national soccer jersey color to show her support for the boys.
When football-themed stress balls go wrong.
This dapper dog has shown his support for the Netherlands by donning the same orange-colored tie that the team’s coach, Louis Van Gaal, sports during games. Remember: Dogs can never be overdressed for an occasion.
Another day in Amsterdam, another batch of pups using a bicycle taxi service to get around.
You might pout like a Pug too if you were forced to wear such a get-up.
The lesser-spotted soccer dog jersey gaining a patriotic outing.
Dutch dogs can cruise with the best of ’em.
Something of a second cousin to the cat-in-a-box phenomenon, this sprightly chap likes to hang out and take in the scene down at the local produce market.
The Dutch are so liberal even their dogs get to sit on seats at coffee shops.
All tuckered out — and before the big game’s even kicked-off!
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