Defending champs Argentina look loaded

July 31, 2008
CarlisleBy Jeff Carlisle
(Archive)
For an event that has long existed far down the pecking order of international competitions, the Olympic men's soccer tournament is getting some unexpected attention these days, and not all of it good. With various European club teams threatening to withhold players (and in some cases succeeding), no less an authority than FIFA President Sepp Blatter has stated that clubs must release their age-eligible players (those under 23), despite the tournament not being on the international calendar and many ...

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