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Baltimore’s Ray Lewis got really emotional during the AFC championship’s national anthem

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That's going to ruin your makeup, Ray.

During the national anthem before the Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots faced off in the AFC championship, Baltimore's Ray Lewis got very, very emotional. Dancing back and forth while making this face kind of emotional.

Perhaps he realizes that, even if the Ravens win and go to the Super Bowl, he has very little time left in his football career since he announced he's retiring at the end of the season. Perhaps someone is cutting onions near the Baltimore Bench. Perhaps he watched "Old Yeller" before the game, and is still affected by the ending. Perhaps -- just perhaps -- he was performing for the CBS cameras that were so closely focused on his face.

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