Who won Olympics 2008 football?

Who won Olympics 2008 football?

United States
Football at the 2008 Summer Olympics/Medalists

Who won the 2012 Football Olympics?

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
Champions Mexico (1st title)
Runners-up Brazil
Third place South Korea
Fourth place Japan

Who won the 2016 Olympics soccer?

Football at the 2016 Summer Olympics/Medalists

Who won the Olympic football?

Olympics football winners list

Year Gold Medal Bronze Medal
2020 Canada United States
2016 Germany Canada
2012 USA Canada
2008 USA Germany

Who won 2004 Olympics football?

Football at the 2004 Summer Olympics/Medalists

The men’s tournament was won by Argentina, coached by Marcelo Bielsa, which held a record of having won every match without conceding a goal in the tournament. The Golden Boot was won by Argentina’s Carlos Tevez. The women’s tournament was won by the United States.

Who won last Olympics soccer?

Olympics – Men’s Soccer (Football) Medal Winners

Games Gold Medal Silver Medal
2016 Rio Brazil (BRA) Germany (GER)
2012 London Mexico (MEX) Brazil (BRA)
2008 Beijing Argentina (ARG) Nigeria (NGR)
2004 Athens Argentina (ARG) Paraguay (PAR)

Why is soccer not in the Olympics?

The only Olympic games not to include soccer were the 1932 Olympics. The reason for this was because FIFA, the international governing body for soccer, wanted to promote their own event rather than allow teams to compete at the Olympics.

What did the Soviet football team get for winning the gold medal?

After winning the gold medal, each player from the Soviet team received 15 thousand dollars from the Soviet government. Note: The players above the line played at least one game in this tournament, the players below the line were only squad members. Nevertheless, the International Olympic Committee medal database credits them all as medalists.

Where was the Olympic football final held in 1988?

At the end of the group stage, the top two teams advanced to the knockout stage, beginning with the quarter-finals and culminating with the gold medal match at the Seoul Olympic Stadium on 1 October 1988.

Why did the USSR not participate in the 1988 Olympics?

The USSR team purposefully did not use some strong players in the FIFA World Cup 1986 and UEFA Euro 1988, so that they would be able to participate in the Olympic tournament. During the Olympics, the Soviets primarily stayed on a yacht rather than in the Olympic Village.

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