Why do Croatia fans wear water polo caps when watching football

Vedran Corluka of Croatia looks on during the UEFA EURO 2016 Group D match between Czech Republic and Croatia at Stade Geoffroy-Guichard on June 17, 2016 in Saint-Etienne, France
The origin of water polo caps at Croatia games began with Vedran Corluka (Image credit: Future)

Ever been watching a Croatia game and noticed some of their fans are wearing red and white checked water polo caps? It's a bizarre trend among their fans.

Many Croatians packed water polo caps in their suitcases before travelling to major tournaments – so, what’s the deal?

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