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Brazil have finally won gold at the mens football tournament at the Olympics The South Americans defeated Germany in a penalty shoot-out Brazil have won the gold medal in the mens football tournament at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Barcelona striker Neymar scored a beautiful freekick in the 27th minute which sent fans into a frenzy. The hosts should have added more goals but could not find a way past Suele in defense. The Germans were finally paid when Max Meyer netted a half volley from…

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Gooooal! Football became an Olympic sport at the Paris 1900 Games, with women joining in at Atlanta 1996. In Rio, 16 countries will battle for the men’s title and 12 for the women’s gold medals. Matches are played in seven stadiums across the country.

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Brazil win Olympic football gold for first time by beating Germany - Rio 2016

from the Guardian

Fifa to trial fourth substitute in extra-time at Rio Olympics

Fifa to trial fourth substitute in extra-time at 2016 Olympic football tournament