Why Do the Dutch Wear Orange?March 7, 2017
Go to any sporting event where The Netherlands is fielding a team and you’ll be met by a sea of orange. The Dutch team is synonymous with the bright hue. But why orange when their tricolor flag is red, white and blue?
Answer: Because it’s the color of the Dutch Royal Family. The current dynasty traces their lineage back to Willem van Oranje, who is known as William of Orange!