Rio Olympics 2016: Brazil Beat Germany 5-4 On Penalties To Win Men’s Football Gold

Neymar scored the winning penalty as hosts Brazil beat Germany 5-4 on penalties to win their first men’s Olympic football gold medal in Rio.

The game finished 1-1 after extra-time, with Neymar’s free-kick cancelled out by Max Meyer’s low strike.

In the shootout, Germany’s Nils Petersen’s had his penalty saved by Weverton before Neymar calmly scored the final spot-kick.

Brazil lost in the final in 1984, 1988 and 2012.

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior

Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior

 BBC

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