PHOTOS: Animals from around the world celebrate the World Cup

The World Cup has brought the best fans from around the globe together to celebrate and root for their country.

Seemingly, animals and pets have  gotten into the World Cup spirit too.

Check out these photos of animals from around the world celebrating the World Cup.

This cat in Brazil is ready for everything.

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So is this dog riding in a basket.

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Football fans in Rio for the World Cup 2014 mostly passing their spare time in Copacabana Beach, June 17, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

This Japanese otter named Chippu.

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An Otter named Chippu, 6 years old representing the Japanese team selects the Greece flag ball as he swims at the Himeji Central Park on June 19, 2014 in Himeji, Japan.

These two jaguars arguing over the ball.

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Jaguars play with a football at the Santa Fe zoo in Medellin, Antioquia department, Colombia on June 12, 2014. Credit: Getty Images

This little pup is having the best time ever.

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Credit: Getty Images

These penguins are learning how to play.

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Two penguines play with a ball displaying the national flag of Germany at the Spreewelten-Bad, a sauna and swimming-pool facilities with penguines, in Lübbenau, eastern Germany. Credit: Getty Images

These little swimmers have World Cup fever.

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Japanese carp fish plays soccer in a fish tank at Himeji Central Park on June 19, 2014 in Himeji, Japan.

This lion at the London Zoo is ready for a snack.

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This lion at the London Zoo is just hungry.


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