On a scale of ‘a kickabout by yourself’ to ‘World Cup Final’, Olympic football falls around about playing football at school on your break with a squashed Coke can. Utterly pointless.
If the lack of interest wasn’t already non-existent, then it has certainly reached those levels now. After the opening couple of days of the tournament, Olympians produced some downright tragic football.
We’ve had to witness tripe like this…
— أخبار الرياضة (@SkyNewsArabia_S) August 4, 2016
Then we had to accept the woeful head tennis, supported then by an awful attempt at playing the ball back to the ‘keeper.
— China Super League㊙ (@CinLigi21) August 4, 2016
For fuck’s sake, this was the opening goal of the whole tournament?
— FourFourTwo USA ⚽️ (@FourFourTwoUSA) August 3, 2016
Good to see Massimo Taibi is still going strong
Ahh cool, just the 8-0 defeat…THAT’S A FLAMIN’ FIFA 16 RESULT!
— قناة الكأس (@alkasschannel) August 5, 2016