BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL – AUGUST 16: Germany celebrate winning the Women’s Semi Final match between Germany and Canada on Day 11 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Mineirao Stadium on August 16, 2016 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Pedro Vilela/Getty Images)

Sweden tries to surprise, Brazil tries for home glory and Germany tries for double gold in Olympic soccer

Germany has never won a gold medal in Olympic soccer, though the East German men won in 1976. In 2016, both the men and women’s teams have a chance to do something no country has ever done, win double gold. Simply getting to this stage is unprecedented for either side, as Germany hasn’t done better […]