2012 Olympics

Mata aiming for 'perfect summer'

July 16, 2012
By ESPN staff
Juan Mata wants to complete the "perfect summer" with gold at the London Olympics following Spain's success at Euro 2012.

Mata could claim his fourth winner's medal of the season at the Games, after Chelsea triumphed in the Champions League and FA Cup last term. The 24-year-old, who also won the 2010 World Cup with the national team, insists the task will not be easy as Spain aim for their first Olympic gold medal in football since 1992.

"Spain have won in recent years because ...

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