Should Players Like Mo Salah Participate in the Summer Olympics?

Mo Salah Olympics

I don’t think that any football fan takes the Summer Olympics seriously. The men’s tournament has been a solid opportunity for young players to gain some international experience and take a step forward in their development. That’s why the competition is limited to players under 23. Still, there is a rule that allows each country to include three senior athletes in its squad. We saw Neymar lead Brazil to the gold medals in 2016 and now another superstar could potentially play in Tokyo 2020. Mohamed Salah was included in Egypt’s…

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Premier League players heading for the 2016 Rio Olympics

Ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympic Football tournament, which will begin on 4 August, the 16 competing countries have now announced their squads, which include a number of players based in the English Premier League. Whilst Arsenal could potentially be represented at the Olympics by two players, one player from each of Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham may feature in Rio. The only country whose squad contains more than one English Premier League player is Portugal’s, with their manager Rui Jorge naming Manchester United goalkeeper Joel Pereira and Liverpool…

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