If you've ever shed a tear when your favorite sports team has won a big game, you aren't alone.
There are real reasons you get emotional:
- People get very attached to their sports team: According to HuffPost, "Research shows that the more people identify with a team, the more intense their game-time emotions are."
- Sports brings people together - watching the game with other people can intensify feelings of excitement and tension.
- The stakes of the game matter- the higher the stakes, the more powerful those emotions are.
See the full explanation HERE