Brazil Advances to Rio Olympics Gold Medal Football Final

By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Wednesday, August 17th, at Maracanã Stadium, the Seleção (Brazilian national team) dominated Honduras for the 6x0 victory in the semifinals of the 2016 Rio Olympics men’s football (soccer) competition. Following Germany’s 2x0 victory over Nigeria in the other semifinal, the two countries will square off in the gold medal game on Saturday, August 20th.

The much anticipated final gives a Brazil a chance to not only win its first ever gold medal, but also extract some measure of redemption for its humiliating 7x1 loss to Germany in . . .

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