MEN’S FOOT­BALL

The Myanmar Times - - Olympics -

BRAZIL has barely got over its World Cup dis­as­ter and looks to Barcelona star Ney­mar to fi­nally de­liver a trea­sured first foot­ball Olympic gold medal. Olympic gold is the only in­ter­na­tional ti­tle to elude Brazil in an il­lus­tri­ous his­tory that has seen A Sele­cao win five World Cups. And Brazil­ian foot­ball is in des­per­ate need of a pick-me-up af­ter the hu­mil­i­at­ing 7-1 semi-fi­nal

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Ney­mar, Brazil’s best player, will at­tempt to do what no Brazil­ian man has done be­fore: lead the Sele­cao to Olympic gold.

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