Sweden has a tempo going and with each match they are getting better and they took care of business today taking Germany out with a score of 2-1 in the quarter finals and advancing to the semi-finals against Netherlands.
History was made today as Brazil men’s football team won their first gold medal ever. All the great players who have played for Brazil never have had a gold medal, till now with Neymar being ice man, and putting it in the goal.
Here are some tweets :
My mans Neymar got ice in his veins https://t.co/7vyZNahEbX
— yousef ひ (@YousefAbdeIhay) August 20, 2016
— Joe Fleming (@ByJoeFleming) August 20, 2016
— Giedo van der Garde (@GvanderGarde) August 20, 2016
The goal that put Brazil into the lead going into half-time.
The Contract like Neymar Jr pic.twitter.com/bYz67bHREr
— Chubbziano (@SChubbz) August 20, 2016
Neymar, put Brazil ahead with a free kick that was unstoppable, then worked the crowd into a frenzy.
— Team China (@XHSports) August 20, 2016
— Kingz Sports News (@kingzsport) August 20, 2016
Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst of Germany beat Barbara and Agatha of Brazil to Win Gold Beach Volleyball – Rio 2016
Laura Ludwig and Kira Walkenhorst swept Barbara and Agatha to take gold in women’s beach volleyball.
Fourth-seeded Ludwig, Walkenhorst boasted a strong showing in their international debut in 2013 but faced a major setback when Walkenhorst was diagnosed with a viral infection and was forced to take time off from competition. The pair reunited in 2015 and were in peak form by the start of the 2016 season. The pair won four FIVB World Tour events in the 2016 season ahead of the Games.
The German women will join London Olympians Julius Brink and Jonas Reckermann as Germany’s only beach volleyball medalists.
Melanie Leupolz is currently the star player for the Bayern Munich club team and was just awarded “Player of the Season’”for the German Allianz Frauen-Bundesliga. Leupolz is on of the members of the Team Germans squad that will take to the pitch on Tuesday in a semi-final game with Canada.