Latvia officially is the Republic of Latvia located in Northern Europe region known as the Baltic region. Latvia is one of the three Baltic countries that is bordered by Lithuania on the southeast, by Estonia to the north, Belarus in the southeast and Russia in the east.

The United States of America is commonly known as the U.S. or United States or just America. The United States of America is a federal republic that is composed of fifty states, one federal district, five independent government territories and other various possessions.

The most popular sport in Latvia is most definitely ice hockey. The professional ice hockey league is Latvian Hockey Higher League that is held since. There are also some amateur ice hockey leagues in Latvia, but these don’t attract that wide range of audience like professional hockey.