Defending Olympic champion Brazil defeats Germany in rematch of 2016 men's football final | CNN
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Defending Olympic champion Brazil defeated Germany on Thursday in what was a rematch of the 2016 Rio men's football final.
Defending Olympic champion Brazil defeated Germany on Thursday in what was a rematch of the 2016 Rio men’s football final.
Striker Richarlison scored a stunning first-half hat-trick as Brazil beat Germany 4-2 in their opening game of the 2020 Summer Games in Japan.
Thursdays game was played at the International Stadium in Yokohama – the same venue where Brazil beat Germany in the 2002 World Cup final.
A squad of 17 South Africa players did, though, pass pre-game Covid-19 protocols allowing for Thursday’s game to take place at the Tokyo Stadium.
There were also several surprises in the men’s tournament with none of Spain, France or Argentina winning their games.