U.S. actor Matthew McConaughey attends swimming finals on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadiumon August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)


Of course Matthew McConaughey wore a Hook ’em shirt to the Rio Olympics

Posted August 10th, 2016


There are throngs of sports fans attending the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro — THRONGS, MIND YOU — but surely no one represents the spirit of American winning like Matthew McConaughey. The Oscar-winner was spotted at the Olympic swimming finals this week, feeling every human emotion on the spectrum. See more photos of the Longhorn legend at statesman.com.

Of particular interest to the burnt orange fans among us: McConaughey’s American-flag-inspired Hook ’em shirt, which he can be seen wearing in a post on NBC’s official Olympics Instagram.

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Stateside, remember that McConaughey will also be teaching a UT film class this fall.


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