Norway's curling team shows some love on Valentine's Day

They might be pursuing Olympic glory this Valentine’s Day, but that doesn’t mean the men’s curling team from Norway can’t show us all a little love.

They donned heart-covered red, pink and white pants for their match against Japan on Wednesday:

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GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 14: A detailed view of the trousers or pants worn by Christoffer Svae, Torger Nergard, Thomas Ulsrud and Havard Vad Petersson of Norway as they compete in the Curling Men's Round Robin Session 1 held at Gangneung Curling Centre on February 14, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Curling ? Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics ? Men Round Robin - Norway v Japan - Gangneung Curling Center - Gangneung, South Korea ? February 14, 2018 - Vice-skip Torger Nergaard of Norway delivers the stone as lead Haavard Vad Petersson of Norway looks on. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 14: A detailed view of the trousers or pants worn by Christoffer Svae, Torger Nergard, Thomas Ulsrud and Havard Vad Petersson of Norway as they compete in the Curling Men's Round Robin Session 1 held at Gangneung Curling Centre on February 14, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 14: (L-R) Christoffer Svae, Torger Nergard, Thomas Ulsrud and Havard Vad Petersson of Norway compete in the Curling Men's Round Robin Session 1 held at Gangneung Curling Centre on February 14, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Curling ? Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics ? Men Round Robin - Norway v Japan - Gangneung Curling Center - Gangneung, South Korea ? February 14, 2018 - Member of Team Norway during the game. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
Norway's Christoffer Svae (R) brushes in front of the stone during the curling men's round robin session between Norway and Japan during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Curling Centre in Gangneung on February 14, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / WANG Zhao (Photo credit should read WANG ZHAO/AFP/Getty Images)
GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 14: A detailed view of the trousers or pants worn by Christoffer Svae, Torger Nergard, Thomas Ulsrud and Havard Vad Petersson of Norway as they compete in the Curling Men's Round Robin Session 1 held at Gangneung Curling Centre on February 14, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Curling ? Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics ? Men Round Robin - Norway v Japan - Gangneung Curling Center - Gangneung, South Korea ? February 14, 2018 - Second Christoffer Svae of Norway delivers the stone. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 14: A detailed view of the trousers or pants worn by Christoffer Svae, Torger Nergard, Thomas Ulsrud and Havard Vad Petersson of Norway as they compete in the Curling Men's Round Robin Session 1 held at Gangneung Curling Centre on February 14, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 14: A detailed view of the trousers or pants worn by Christoffer Svae, Torger Nergard, Thomas Ulsrud and Havard Vad Petersson of Norway as they compete in the Curling Men's Round Robin Session 1 held at Gangneung Curling Centre on February 14, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
Curling ? Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics ? Men Round Robin - Norway v Japan - Gangneung Curling Center - Gangneung, South Korea ? February 14, 2018 - Members of Team Norway in action. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
Curling ? Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics ? Men Round Robin - Norway v Japan - Gangneung Curling Center - Gangneung, South Korea ? February 14, 2018 - Members of Team Norway during the game. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
Curling ? Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics ? Men Round Robin - Norway v Japan - Gangneung Curling Center - Gangneung, South Korea ? February 14, 2018 - Member of Team Norway during the game. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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And this isn’t the first time the Norwegian curlers have gotten colorful during a competition. Here are the pants they wore at the last Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia, inspired by their country’s flag:

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Norwegian players in action against Sweden in the final match of the world men's curling championship in Beijing on April 6, 2014. Norway beat Sweden 8-3 to claim the gold medal. CHINA OUT AFP PHOTO (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)
Norway players wear colourful trousers in their Curling Round Robin match against China at the Ice Cube Curling Centre during the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (Photo by Andrew Milligan/PA Images via Getty Images)
Norway's Torger Nergaard in their Curling Tie-Breaker with Great Britain (Photo by EMPICS Sport - EMPICS/PA Images via Getty Images)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 17: Men's Curling Round session continues with the match between Denmark and Norway in 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at the Ice Cube Curling Centre in Sochi on February 17, 2014. (Photo by Oktay Cilesiz/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 16: Torger Nergaard and Haavard Vad Petersson of Norway in action during the Curling Men's Round Robin match between Great Britain and Norway on day 9 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Ice Cube Curling Center on February 16, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
Team Norway's trousers in the pattern of the national flag during the mens curling competition. (Photo by EMPICS Sport - EMPICS/PA Images via Getty Images)
Norway's Thomas Ulsrud throws the stone during the Men's Curling Round Robin Session 6 at the Ice Cube Curling Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 13, 2014. AFP PHOTO / DAMIEN MEYER (Photo credit should read DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 13: A Norwegian curler prepares for a throw during the Curling Round Robin matches during day six of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Ice Cube Curling Center on February 13, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
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Their love-ly pants were a hit, but Norway’s match was a miss: they were surprised by Japan, losing 6-4.

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