NFL fans brave plunging temperatures in Wisconsin

Fans of the National Football League's Green Bay Packers risked frostbite in the US state of Wisconsin weather to watch a game amid the lowest temperatures in two decades.

Packers fans bundled up for the cold weather
Packers fans bundled up for the cold weather Credit: Reuters

Packers fans dressed in multiple layers of their team's green and gold uniforms were undaunted by a forecast for temperatures, with some bringing along barbecues and bottles of beer.

Fans share a beer in Wisconsin
Fans share a beer in Wisconsin Credit: Reuters

Officials at the stadium promised fans two free hot cocoa or coffee drinks during the game, sports network ESPN reported.

Fans have a barbecue amid some of the lowest temperatures in decades
Fans have a barbecue amid some of the lowest temperatures in decades Credit: Reuters

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