Hosts Brazil and Germany square off in the Rio Olympics 2016 football final. The Germany Women team have already won the gold medal by beating Sweden in the final. It is now for the Men’s side to prove their mettle in the final and make history. Brazil will be getting full support from the crowd being the home side. Although, the ghosts of past will be hovering over Brazilian players minds, in the World Cup semi-final they lost to Germany by 1-7. Whereas, Germany would look to repeat history and beat Brazil once again. That loss for Brazil was quite embarrassing as they were humiliated by the German players, destroying their hope to win the FIFA World Cup 2014.
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Brazil fumbled in their opening couple of games but got right back on the track afterwards. They did well against Denmark beating them by 4-0. They took off after a win against the Danes and beat Columbia by 2-0 in the quarter-final. They had a comfortable win against Honduras in the semi-final beating them by a large bargain of 6-0 which featured Neymar’s fastest ever goal. He will be leading the side to glory, if Neymar pulls this off he will be immortal by becoming a Brazilian legend.
Germany were leading in the preliminaries round in their group and eased into the quarter-final. They have been clinical in their approach in the tournament beating Portugal by 4-0 in quarter-finals with ease. They registered a comprehensive win against Nigeria in semi-final by 2-0. They will be looking to repeat the history and beat Brazil on their own soil and pull of another upset.