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Argentina successfully defends Olympic title
Argentinian football players pose for group photo at the awarding ceremony of the men's football event of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in the National Stadium, known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing, China, Aug. 23, 2008. Argentina claimed the title in this event.

Messi enjoys Olympic experience

Argentine soccer player Lionel Messi said on Monday that his Olympic experience was great.


· Messi and Argentian, King and storm
· Scorers of Olympic men's soccer tournament
· Revenge is sweet as Argentina takes gold
· Argentina and Nigeria seek second soccer golds
· Nigerian football team ready for Argentina


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Chinese young striker Xu Yuan Chinese striker Xu Yuan looking for more goals at Olympics
Zheng Zhi Zheng Zhi eager to play in front of home fans
Chinese veteran midfielder Pu Wei Pu Wei looking forward to her third Olympics


Gallery >>
  • Players of Brazil are in the training.
  • US women football team, champion again
  • Germany edges Japan 2-0 to win women's soccer bronze
  • African eagle keeps in the air
  • Reviving Aguero helps Argentina humiliate Brazil 3-0 in semifinal
  • US beats Japan to reach final
  • Diego Maradona brings luck to Argentina
  • China eliminated in women's soccer quarterfinals
  • Argentina competes with Serbia
  • China downs Argentina 2-0 in Olympic women's soccer
  • China lost the match by 0:2 to Belgium with only theoretical hope to advance to the next phase.
  • China draws Canada 1-1
  • Germany beats Nigeria 1-0 in women's football
  • Men's soccer tournament of Beijing Olympics kicks off

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