Patriotic sports moments

The Fourth of July celebrations will be in full force this weekend. Take a quick break to look at some beautiful images of patriotism from the world of sports.

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U.S. Armed forces hold a giant American Flag on the field at the start of the San Diego Chargers against the Tennessee Titans on September 16, 2012 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

A female member of the Troops First Foundation is seen on the first tee during the patriotic opening ceremony for the AT&T National at Congressional Country Club on June 27, 2012 in Bethesda, Maryland. (Photo by Stan Badz/PGA TOUR)

A female member of the Troops First Foundation is seen on the first tee during the patriotic opening ceremony for the AT&T National at Congressional Country Club on June 27, 2012 in Bethesda, Maryland. (Photo by Stan Badz/PGA TOUR)

Military personnel from Hanscom Air Force Base stand as Flag Military during a pre-game ceremony honoring members of the military before a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Philadelphia Phillies in the first inning on May 27, 2013 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Michael Ivins/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images)

Runners wearing American flag socks are seen before the start of the 5 mile run. Runners take to the streets at the start of Boston's Run to Remember. The race is dedicated to law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi for The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

American Bobsledder Vonetta Flowers cries after her son Jordan (L) was flown along with his twin to Italy to surprise her during the Turin 2006 Winter Olympic Games on the set of NBC's Today Show February 19, 2006 in Sestriere, Italy. (Photo by Getty Images for Kleenex)

Detail view of 9/11 commemorative Reebok gloves as Dustin Keller #81 of the New York Jets prepares to take the field during the NFL season opening game against the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium on September 11, 2011 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The Jets won 27-24. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Spot lights are pointed toward the sky commemorating the 10 year anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center Twin Towers during a halftime ceremony featuring a performance by Five for Fighting lead singer John Ondrasik performing along with participation by family members representing the 9-11 organization, Tuesday's children during their NFL Season Opening Game between the New York Jets and the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium on September 11, 2011 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Disabled veteran Corporal James Eddie Wright of the United States Marine Corps prepares to throw the ceremonial first pitch during a pregame ceremony on Armed Forces night before the Oakland Athletics game against the Seattle Mariners on April 3, 2007 at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington. The Mariners defeated the A's 8-4. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates his two run homer with military members sitting in the front row in the seventh inning against the Los Angeles Angels on May 2, 2011 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

A child holds an American flag prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Wonderful Pistachios 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 10, 2011 in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

A group of military veterans salute the flag during the singing of the National Anthem before the start of the Arizona Diamondbacks - San Diego Padres baseball game at Chase Field on July 4, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Two mothers and their children hold the American Flag for Mothers Day before the game between the New York Red Bulls and Philadelphia Union at PPL Park on May 13, 2012 in Chester, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Alexandra Raisman, Jordyn Wieber, Mc Kayla Maroney and Kyla Ross of the United States celebrate during the final rotation in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Team final on Day 4 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at North Greenwich Arena on July 31, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

A U.S. Marine holds the flagstick at the 18th hole as Sergio Garcia of Spain lines up a putt during the third round of the HP Byron Nelson Championship at TPC Four Seasons at Las Colinas on May 28, 2011 in Irving, Texas. (Photo by Darren Carroll/Getty Images)

Tim Hudson #15 of the Atlanta Braves stands between two members of the military during the National Anthem prior to the game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Turner Field on May 28, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

A C-130 does a flyover during the national anthem before the game between the Miami Marlins and Philadelphia Phillies during the home opener at Citizens Bank Park on April 9, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

Challenger the American bald Eagle lands on the pitches mound prior to the start of the game between the New York Yankees and the Chicago Cubs on April 4, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Sergeant Leroy Petry of the United States Army, a Medal of Honor recipient who lost a hand during combat, holds the baseball as he prepares to deliver it to the mound prior to the game between the Seattle Mariners and the San Diego Padres at Safeco Field on May 27, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Fans cheer in the match between Panama and the USA during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier at CenturyLink Field on June 11, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. USA defeated Panama 2-0. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)