Although the Red Sox and Yankees make up one of the most heated rivalries in sports, at the end of the day, the two teams are just playing a game. That's a far cry from the brave soldiers overseas who put their lives at risk to protect their country.

Regardless of a soldier's baseball allegiance, every U.S. troop has the support of the Boston Red Sox, which a number of them have shown appreciation for while checking in — even those who are Yankees fans.

Check out the video above to hear from some of the U.S. troops overseas.