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Team USA flagbearer Eddy Alvarez describes ‘emotional’ thrill of opening ceremony


Following the opening ceremony of the Olympics, speed skating silver medalist turned baseball player Eddy Alvarez joins TODAY live from Tokyo. It was “such an emotional moment for me,” he says, “to hold the flag, symbol of freedom.” Joining TODAY live from Florida along with Alvarez’s parents and child, his wife, Gaby, says, “You’ve made us all so proud.”