This article lists the team squads of men s football at the 2008 summer olympics each nation had to submit a squad of 18 players 15 of which had to be born on or after 1 january 1985 and 3 of which could have been older dispensation players by 23 july 2008. Team g mp fg fga fg 3p 3pa 3p 2p 2pa 2p ft fta ft orb drb trb ast stl blk tov pf pts.
Oscar ustari 22 getafe spain sergio romero 21 az alkmaar netherlands defenders.
Argentina olympic 2008. A marvellous goal by the 20 year old. On 23 august 2008 argentina beat nigeria 1 0 in front of 89 102 fans at the bird s nest stadium in beijing to win olympic gold. Due to the series of good results since the beginning of the 2000s decade argentina reached the first position in the fiba men s ranking at the end of the 2008 olympic games.
Football at the 2008 summer olympics was held in beijing and several other cities in the people s republic of china from 6 to 23 august. Di maria winner earns gold for argentina moment of class decides exciting match 1 0. This game will be remembere.
Team and opponent stats table. The 2008 summer olympics were held in beijing where argentina won their second consecutive gold medal. 137 athletes qualified for the olympic games in 19 sports.
In the knockout stage argentina eliminated the netherlands by 2 1 thrashed brazil by 3 0 and won the gold medal in the final match against nigeria 1 0. Argentina competed at the 2008 summer olympics held in beijing china from 8 to 24 august 2008. 2004 olympic football champions argentina will defend their gold medal at the beijing 2008 olympics with the following squad.
Men s teams were allowed to augment their squad with three players over the age of 23. Coach sergio batista 45 under 23 coach goalkeepers. 2008 stats argentina.
A minimum of two goalkeepers plus one optional dispensation goalkeeper had to be included in the squad. The outstanding player in china pr was none other than messi. Pablo zabaleta 23 espanyol spain ezequiel garay 21 real madrid spain federico fazio 21 sevilla spain nicolás.
Relive all the excitement of the gold medal match up between argentina and nigeria from the 2008 summer olympic games in beijing. The squad debuted with a 2 1 victory over the ivory coast then defeating australia 1 0 and serbia 2 0. 2008 stats argentina.
Per game table. Manu ginóbili basketball player and gold medalist at the 2004 summer olympics was the nation s flag bearer at the opening ceremony. Associations affiliated with fifa were invited to send their full women s national teams and men s u 23 teams to participate.
Argentina retained their olympic title. Argentina is a founding member of the international federation of basketball fiba and has south america s longest basketball tradition. Welcome your account.