Brazil turn out to be the fifth staff to get back-to-back again gold medals in Olympic men’s soccer as they beat Spain 2-1 in the closing of Tokyo Olympics 2020 men’s soccer on Saturday at the International Stadium Tokyo in Japan.
Before Brazil, only 4 men’s groups have won the gold medal in consecutive editions. Wonderful Britain have been the initially to obtain the feat at the 1908 (London) and 1912 (Stockholm) Olympics.
The previous team who experienced received two again-to-again gold medals ended up Brazil’s arch-rivals Argentina who received in 2004 and 2008. The most productive team in Olympics soccer heritage, Hungary (a few gold medals), received two medals back-to-back in 1964 and 1968.
The five-time World Champions now equal Argentina and Uruguay’s tally of two gold medals and turn out to be the joint-productive South American teams in Olympic men’s football.
Here we just take a look at the 4 groups who have received two consecutive gold medals at the Olympics.
Which groups have won back-to-again gold medals in Olympics football?
How have the Brazil men’s soccer group performed at Tokyo Olympics 2020?
Brazil were being placed in Group D together with Ivory Coastline, Germany and Saudi Arabia. Their campaign commenced with a 4-2 earn over Germany. In their next match, they drew against Ivory Coastline but came back strongly in their third game and thrashed Saudi Arabia 3-1.
In the quarterfinal, Brazil edged out Egypt 1- and in the semifinal, they defeat Mexico 4-1 (-) in the penalty shoot-out to arrive at the closing for the second consecutive time. In the closing, they beat Spain 2-1 to earn their second gold medal on the trot
Richarlison scored the most quantity of targets (5) for Brazil and is also the leading goalscorer in the competitors.