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02/10/2018 06:56 am ET Updated Feb 10, 2018

Team USA’s 'Dumb And Dumber’ Gloves Are Now An Olympic Meme

"Perfect for Americans on the international stage these days."

Folks online thought there was something amusingly familiar about the gloves that Team USA athletes wore for Friday’s Winter Olympics opening ceremony.

Namely, that the fringed, suede garments were strikingly similar to those donned by Jim Carrey’s character Lloyd Christmas in the hit 1994 movie “Dumb and Dumber.”

Team USA athletes sport the Polo Ralph Lauren gloves many people liken to those worn in the movie "Dumb and Dumber" duri
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Team USA athletes sport the Polo Ralph Lauren gloves many people liken to those worn in the movie "Dumb and Dumber" during the opening ceremony of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games at Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium.

Polo Ralph Lauren is the official outfit designer for the U.S. Olympic squad in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The gloves are retailing for $995 online, but are currently listed as out of stock.

David Lauren, chief innovation officer at the clothing company, previously hailed the team’s look for celebrating “the American spirit, with iconic pieces updated with modern details and technical fabrications.”

But for many people online, it was just a delightful reminder of Lloyd Christmas:

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