Brazil in international โอลิมปิก 2016 competitions in Olympic Games. The selection is limited to players under the age of 23, except three overage players. The Olympic football tournament was the last international competition in football organized by FIFA which Brazil had never won until they won at home in 2016. Brazil’s first participation in the Olympics was in Helsinki, Finland, in 1952.
Starting in 1984, professional players were allowed to participate. However, European and South American teams were only allowed to include players with no more than five “A” caps at the start of the tournament. Brazil won its first medal in 1984, in Los Angeles, United States. The second Brazilian silver medal was won in Seoul, South Korea, in 1988. Starting in 1992, only players under the age of 23 were allowed to participate, with an exception of three overage players in the team. Brazil, managed by senior team coach, Mário Zagallo, won the bronze medal for the first time in 1996, in Atlanta, United States. Brazil, managed by senior team coach, Vanderlei Luxemburgo, was eliminated in the quarter-finals.