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Heroes to zeroes

August 15, 2012
By Norman Hubbard
Norman Hubbard is ESPN's resident anorak. If you have any questions on football facts, statistics or trivia, please send them to and he'll try to answer as many as possible.

Spain were eliminated from the 2012 Olympics without scoring a single goal. Is there any team that have suffered a similar fate (including World Cup/European Championships/Champions League/Europa League)? James Mbogo from Nairobi, Kenya, asked.

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