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Football at the 2008 Summer Olympics was held in Beijing and several other cities in the People's Republic of China from 6 August to 23 August. Associations affiliated with FIFAmarker were invited to send their full women's national teams and men's U-23 teams to participate. Men's teams were allowed to augment their squad with three players over the age of 23.

For these games, the men competed in a 16-team tournament, and the women in a 12-team tournament. Football preliminaries actually commenced two days before the Opening Ceremony of the Games on 8 August.

Venues

Aside from the host city Beijing, football matches took place in four other cities:

Men

Men's football

Oscar Ustari

Ezequiel Garay

Luciano Fabián Monzón

Pablo Zabaleta

Fernando Gago

Federico Fazio

José Ernesto Sosa

Éver Banega

Ezequiel Lavezzi

Juan Román Riquelme

Ángel Di María

Nicolás Pareja

Lautaro Acosta

Javier Mascherano

Lionel Messi

Sergio Agüero

Diego Buonanotte

Sergio Romero

Nicolas Navarro

Coach: Sergio Batista


Ambruse Vanzekin

Chibuzor Okonkwo

Onyekachi Apam

Dele Adeleye

Monday James

Chinedu Obasi

Sani Kaita

Victor Nsofor Obinna

Promise Isaac

Solomon Okoronkwo

Oluwafemi Ajilore

Olubayo Adefemi

Peter Odemwingie

Efe Ambrose

Victor Anichebe

Emmanuel Ekpo

Ikechukwu Ezenwa

Oladapo Olufemi

Coach: Samson Siasia


Diego Alves

Renan

Rafinha

Alex Silva

Thiago Silva

Marcelo

Ilsinho

Breno

Hernanes

Anderson

Lucas

Ronaldinho

Ramires

Diego

Thiago Neves

Alexandre Pato

Rafael Sóbis



Coach: Dunga


Women

Women's football

Hope Solo

Heather Mitts

Christie Rampone

Rachel Buehler

Lindsay Tarpley

Natasha Kai

Shannon Boxx

Amy Rodriguez

Heather O'Reilly

Aly Wagner

Carli Lloyd

Lauren Cheney

Tobin Heath

Stephanie Cox

Kate Markgraf

Angela Hucles

Lori Chalupny

Nicole Barnhart

Coach: Pia Sundhage


Andréia

Simone

Andréia Rosa

Tânia

Renata Costa

Maycon

Daniela

Formiga

Ester

Marta

Cristiane

Bárbara

Francielle

Pretinha

Fabiana

Érika

Maurine

Rosana

Coach: Jorge Luiz Barcellos


Nadine Angerer

Kerstin Stegemann

Saskia Bartusiak

Babett Peter

Annike Krahn

Linda Bresonik

Melanie Behringer

Sandra Smisek

Birgit Prinz

Renate Lingor

Anja Mittag

Ursula Holl

Célia Okoyino da Mbabi

Simone Laudehr

Fatmire Bajramaj

Conny Pohlers

Ariane Hingst

Kerstin Garefrekes

Coach: Silvia Neid


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