Messi-Guardiola is in Olympic all-time best XI

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Sunday, August 14th, 2016 | 0

Messi-Guardiola is in Olympic all-time best XI

Olympic Games 2016 is ongoing at Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro. Argentina has already dropped from football event. Brazil still continues to struggle from the beginning of the bid. Along the way Spanish newspaper Marca has published the Olympic tournament’s all-time best football XI. In XI Pep Guardiola and Lionel Messi get the place. Guardiola won Olympic gold for Spain in the 1992.


Argentina’s 2008 Beijing Olympics gold-medalist Javier Mascherano take place along with Messi. There are two more Argentine from 2004 gold-medalist Roberto Ayala, Juan Roman Riquelme. Lev Yashin as on goalkeeper. Who won gold for Soviet Union In 1968.

Hungarian Olympic gold-medalist in the 1952, Cocsis and Ferenc Puskas. Sydney Olympics gold medal winner Cameroonian striker Samuel Eto’o also in the team.

In mead filed, Olympics in Atlanta in 1996 Nigeria’s midfielder Okoca placed along with Messi- Guardiola- Riquelme. Petro Rabha, who won Olympic gold medal in 1936 Berlin Olympic, is on defense along with Mascherano-Ayala.


Now let’s take a look at the all-time best XI Olympic markers arranged in the 3-4-3-1 format:


Goalkeepers: Lev Yashin (Soviet Union)

Defenders: Javier Mascherano (Argentina), Roberto Ayala (Argentina), and Petro Rabha (Italy)

Midfielders: Lionel Messi (Argentina), Juan Roman Riquelme (Argentina), Pep Guardiola (Spain) and Okoca (Nigeria)

Forward: Ferenc Puskas (Hungary), Kocsis (Hungary) and Samuel Eto’o (Cameroon)


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