Tokyo Olympics: Brazil beats Spain and takes Olympic gold in football

The Brazilian soccer team became Olympic champion again this Saturday, winning another gold medal for their country and defending the title won in Rio de Janeiro five years ago.

After 108 minutes of a dramatic match held at the Nissan Stadium in Tokyo, it was substitute Malcom who, full of energy, scored and placed Brazil on the top of the podium.

Mikel Oyarzabal had tied the game in minute 61 after a first goal by Brazilian Matheus Cunha and after Richarlison missed a penalty.

At the end of 90 minutes, the match ended 1-1, so the South American team needed extra time to score and win.

Last Friday, Mexico beat Japan and took bronze.

Brazil was competing in its third straight game for the gold medal at the Olympics, following the gold they won in Rio and the silver they won in London 2012.



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