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Football At Tokyo Olympic Games

Brazil are the men's defending champions, while Germany, the women's defending champions, failed to qualify

July 22, 2021

Sweden's Anna Anvegard (19) scores on a header against New Zealand during a women's soccer match between New Zealand and Sweden at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Rifu, Japan.

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Sweden's Anna Anvegard (19) celebrates after scoring on a header against New Zealand during a women's soccer match between New Zealand and Sweden at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Rifu, Japan.

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China's players leave the pitch after losing 2-8 against Netherlands during a women's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Yokohama, Japan.

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Brazil's Duda, front, and Zambia's Ochumba Lubandji battle for the ball during a women's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Saitama, Japan.

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Japan's Mina Tanaka, left, and Chile's Camila Saez battle for the ball during a women's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Rifu, Japan.

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Canada's players leave the field at the end of a women's soccer match against Britain at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Kashima, Japan. The match ended in a 1-1 draw.

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Brazil's Poliana, top, heads the ball during a women's soccer match against Zambia at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Saitama, Japan.

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Argentina's players celebrate after defeating 1-0 Egypt during a men's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Sapporo, Japan.

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Argentina's Pedro De La vega, front, and Egypt's Mahmoud El Wench vie for the ball during a men's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Sapporo, Japan.

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Honduras' Cristopher Melendez, left, and New Zealand's Callum McCowatt fight for the ball during a men's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Kashima, Japan.

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Referee Georgi Kabakov shows a yellow card to Egypt's Ramadan Sobhi during a men's soccer match against Argentina at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Sapporo, Japan.

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New Zealand's Chris Wood (9) celebrates after scoring his side's 2nd goal against Honduras during a men's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Kashima, Japan.

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New Zealand's Chris Wood (9) is congratulated by teammates after scoring their side's 2nd goal against Honduras during a men's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Kashima, Japan.

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Germany's David Raum, left, and Brazil's Antony battle for the ball during a men's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Yokohama, Japan.

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South Korea's Hwang Uijo, right, and New Zealand's Clayton Lewis battle for the ball during a men's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Kashima, Japan.

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Saudi Arabia's Ali Alhassan, left battles for the ball with Ivory Coast's Max Gradel during a men's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Yokohama, Japan.

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Mexico's Sebastian Cordova, right, celebrates with teammate Henry Martin after scoring a goal against France during a men's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Tokyo.

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Players of Brazil pose for the group photo prior to their men's soccer match against Germany at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Yokohama, Japan.

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Players of Argentina pose prior to their men's soccer match against Australia at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Sapporo, Japan.

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Players of Ivory Coast pose for the group photos prior to their men's soccer match against Saudi Arabia at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tin Yokohama, Japan.

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Players of Saudi Arabia pose for the group photo prior to a men's soccer match against Ivory Coast at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Yokohama, Japan.

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Players of Egypt pose for the group photo prior to their men's soccer match against Spain at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Sapporo, Japan.

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Players of Spain pose for the group photo keeping social distance prior to a men's soccer match against Egypt at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Sapporo, Japan.

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Players of Australia pose prior to their men's soccer match against Argentina at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Sapporo, Japan.

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Honduras's players pose for a team photo prior to a men's soccer match against Romania at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Kashima, Japan.

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Romania's players pose for a team photo prior to a men's soccer match against Honduras at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Kashima, Japan.

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Argentina's Facundo Medina looks down at the after losing 0-2 against Australia in a men's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Sapporo.

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Japanese players celebrate after winning over South Africa during a men's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Tokyo.

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Honduras's Jorge Alvarez, left, and Andrei Ciobanu of Romania battle for the ball during a men's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Kashima, Japan.

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Romania's players celebrate after winning 1-0 to Honduras at a men's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Kashima, Japan.

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Australia's Lachlan Wales celebrates scoring his side's opening goal against Argentina at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Sapporo.

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South Africa's players react after losing to Japan during a men's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Tokyo.

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Brazil's Beatriz celebrates scoring her side's 5th goal against China during a women's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Rifu, Japan.

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Sweden's players celebrate after beating 3-0 United States during a women's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Tokyo.

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Canada's Kadeisha Buchanan reacts after they were tied with Japan during a women's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Sapporo, Japan.

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Japan's Mana Iwabuchi (10) celebrates with Mina Tanaka after scoring a goal against Canada during a women's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Sapporo, Japan.

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New Zealand's Gabi Rennie, right, celebrates after scoring her side's first goal during a women's soccer match against Australia at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

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Netherlands' Victoria Pelova (13) celebrates after scoring a goal against Zambia during a women's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Rifu, Japan.

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Netherlands' Vivianne Miedema dribbles the ball against Zambia during a women's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Rifu, Japan.

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Brazil's Marta, center, celebrates scoring her side's 3rd goal against China during a women's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Rifu, Japan.

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New Zealand's Katie Bowen, left, and Ali Riley leave the field at the end of women's soccer match against Australia at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Tokyo. Australia won 2-1.

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United States' Christen Press reacts as Sweden's players celebrate their third goal during a women's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

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Australia's Tameka Yallop celebrates after scoring her side's opening goal during a women's soccer match against New Zealand at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Tokyo.

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