The long-awaited Olympic title in men’s football has finally arrived at Brazil at the Rio Olympics, with the complete Maracanã, with a victory over Germany. But until reaching this title, there were three silver and two bronze medals, with unforgettable defeats and victories. NS Give The 10 biggest matches in the history of the Brazilian national team were included in the Olympic Games.
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Mexico x Brazil It takes place at 5:00 a.m. (Brasilia time) this Tuesday, with broadcasts via TV Globo, SportTV, ge. Japan x SpainThe other semi-final match will be held at eight in the morning (GMT) broadcast by Sport TV 2 .
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At the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki, Finland, while professional players could not participate in the event, Brazil faced Germany in the quarter-finals. With the team that had future world champions Vava and Zosimo, as well as Evaristo de Macedo, Brazil were eliminated by the Germans in overtime. In the original time, the selection was winning 2-1 until 45 minutes into the second half, when they conceded a goal. In overtime, they conceded two goals and lost 4-2.
In 1984, ten years before the 1994 World Cup, Brazil, from Dunga, faced Italy from Massaro and Baresi. The election, in overtime, defeated the Italians with a goal by Ronaldo, and reached the first Olympic final in history. In normal time, the match was tied 1-1.
Germany’s goals OK. 1 x 1 Brazil (2 x 3 on penalties), for the Olympics in Seoul 1988
Six years before the four-time World Cup, Taffarel led Brazil to the Olympic final of the 1988 Seoul Games. The Germans took the lead, and Brazil equalized in the 35th minute of the second half. After that, Germany got a penalty in their favor, and Taffarel defended, leaving Brazil alive in the match. On penalties, the goalkeeper saved the team again with two defenses and a vacancy in the decision.
Nigeria 4 x 3 Brazil goals in 1996 Olympics
With a star-studded team, such as Ronaldo, Roberto Carlos, Rivaldo and Bebeto, the team was eliminated by Nigeria in the semi-finals of the Olympic Games in Atlanta. The win seemed easy, going 3-1, but the Nigerians tied with a goal in the 45th inning with Kano. In overtime, Kano scored himself, after just four minutes, and included Nigeria in the decision.
In 2000, Cameroon eliminated Brazil in the quarter-finals of the Sydney Games
At the 2000 Olympics, the team led by Vanderlei Luxemburgo went to the Olympics without any players over the age of 23. After a painful first stage, the team faced Cameroon in the quarter-finals and ended up being eliminated in overtime. It could have been worse, as in the 49th minute of the second half Ronaldinho Gaucho, a free kick, tied the game, which led to extra time. There, even with other players, Brazil conceded a goal by Mbappe and exited the podium.
Brazil and Cameroon faced each other again in a knockout match at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. In the quarter-finals, Brazil, which featured Ronaldinho and Marcelo, beat two rivals in overtime after a dismal 0-0 draw. The goals were scored by Marcelo and Rafael Sobes.
2008 – Beijing: men’s football bronze
In the semi-finals of those 2008 Olympics, the Brazilian national team took a ball in Argentina. After the balanced first half, 0-0, the Argentines completely dominated the second stage and won 3-0, with two goals by Aguero and one by Riquelme. Days later, the Argentines won the Olympic gold medal over Nigeria in the selection, while Brazil won the bronze.
Brazil, at the Olympics, has a history of defeats for countries with less tradition, and faced Honduras in the London 2012 quarter-finals. Central America opened 1-0, but Leandro Damiao equalized. The Hondurans returned to the front, but Damiao left everything as is once again. The winning goal came with Neymar from a penalty kick 3-2.
After two rounds of drought…
Brazil 4 x 0 Denmark goals for Group A soccer at the 2016 Olympics
After two rounds of 0-0 draw with Iraq and South Africa, the Brazilian team will need to beat Denmark to reach the quarter-finals of the Rio Olympics, in theory, they will face the most dangerous team in the group. At Fonte Nova, in Salvador, the team was finally disappointed and scored 4-0 over the opponents, with two Gabigols, one from Gabriel Jesus and the other from Luan.
Brazil wins unprecedented Olympic gold in football
It was the only title that was missing in Brazil’s selection. And in the crowded Makarana district, the team defeated Germany on penalties for the gold medal. In the original time, 1 to 1, with Neymar calling the offense. With a penalty shootout, Neymar scored the goal that would end the taboo that troubled the Brazilian team.
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