Like the number of goals scored during the Men’s Olympic Football Tournament four years ago … yet another record! In 2000, Landon Donovan, Samuel Eto’o, Patrick M’Boma, Hidetoshi Nakata, Andrea Pirlo, Ronaldinho, Xavi and serial scorer Ivan Zamorano had signed 103 goals in Sydney. The Rio 2016 Men’s Olympic Football Tournament also has an average goals-per-game (3.25) nearly one unit higher than Beijing 2008 (2.34). Brazil scored 13 goals in front of their home crowd, leaving behind Serbia (ex-Yugoslavia) in the ranking of the most prolific teams in one edition. In addition, the Selection is only one length behind Italy’s record (125 goals).

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