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Who won the Olympics 2016 soccer?


Who won the Olympics 2016 soccer?

Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics/Medalists

Who did Brazil play in the 2016 Olympics?

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Soccer’s ultimate winner is still finding time to collect new titles. Dani Alves is an Olympic champion at 38.

Which country won the gold medal in soccer in the Rio Olympics 2016?

Brazil, who won gold on home soil at Rio 2016, became the fifth team to retain their Olympic crown on another triumphant night in Yokohama, where they claimed the last of their five World Cup titles in 2002.

Who won the 2016 women’s soccer in the Olympics?

Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics – Women’s tournament

Tournament details
Champions Germany (1st title)
Runners-up Sweden
Third place Canada
Fourth place Brazil

Did Spain go to Brazil?

Spanish emigration peaked in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and it was concentrated to Argentina, Uruguay and Cuba. Between 1840 and 1849, only 10 Spaniards immigrated to Brazil; 181 did so between 1850 and 1859; 633 between 1860 and 1869; and 3,940 between 1870 and 1879.

Who won the football Olympics 2012?

The gold medal was won by Mexico who defeated Brazil 2–1 in the final….Football at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men’s tournament.

Tournament details
Venue(s) 6 (in 6 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Mexico (1st title)
Runners-up Brazil

Did US women’s soccer win 2016 Olympics?

The U.S. women’s soccer team was routed in its Olympic opener Wednesday by Sweden, the same opponent that knocked it out of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. Lina Hurtig rounded out the game with a final goal in the 72nd minute, sealing the victory for the Swedes.

Why is soccer not in the Olympics?

Men’s football made its Olympic debut at the 1900 Games in Paris, where Great Britain took the first gold medal, and has been contested ever since—except at the 1932 Games in Los Angeles, when a dispute between the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and FIFA over amateur regulations resulted in the event’s being …

How did Brazil win the gold medal in soccer?

Brazil beat Germany in a 5-4 penalty shootout to give the host team its first Olympic soccer gold medal. The teams played to a 1-1 tie in regulation and extra time.

Who are the national football teams of Brazil?

Brazil Brasil Date Home team Away team Result 2016-11-15 Peru Brazil 0:2 c Peru vs. Brazil 2016-11-10 Brazil Argentina 3:0 c Brazil vs. Argentina 2016-10-11 Venezuela Brazil 0:2 c Venezuela vs. Brazil 2016-10-06 Brazil Bolivia 5:0 c Brazil vs. Bolivia

Why did Neymar want to play for Brazil?

But Neymar, 24, chose to play for his country, to help purge the ghosts of the 2014 World Cup and deliver the kind of delirious victory Brazilians witnessed in Maracana stadium Saturday night. Brazil beat Germany in a 5-4 penalty shootout to give the host team its first Olympic soccer gold medal.