Brazil successfully defended their gold medal from Rio 2016, but of more importance are the implications for the Selecao's 2022 World Cup hopes.
Brazil needed an extra-time winner from Malcom to claim Olympic gold with a 2-1 win over Spain on Saturday.
Brazil see themselves as the spiritual guardians of "the beautiful game" but, over the last few decades, Spain have usurped the Selecao.
Brazil beat Mexico 4-1 on penalties in their men's Olympic semifinal in Saitama on Tuesday following a 0-0 draw after extra-time.
Brazil sealed their third-straight Olympic final spot with a win over Mexico on penalties, even without striker Matheus Cunha.
Tuesday's Olympic semi will see Brazil face Mexico -- a contest that has the potential to be one of Latin America's great footballing rivalries.
Holders Brazil reached the Olympic men's football tournament semifinals following a narrow 1-0 victory over Egypt.
Brazil's Dani Alves has won 43 trophies for club and country. But he has his sights on Olympic gold and one last shot at an elusive World Cup title.
Brazil players mocked Argentina's national football team following their elimination from the Olympic Games.
Playing with 10 men for most of the game, Brazil held the Ivory Coast to a 0-0 draw on Sunday in the group stage.
Richarlison scored a first-half hat trick as Brazil kicked off their Tokyo 2020 Olympics campaign with a 4-2 win over Germany.
Olympic football has an important place in the culture of the South American game, and Brazil are chasing back-to-back men's gold medals.
Spain and defending champions Brazil are favourites to take home the gold medal in Tokyo, so which young players should we be watching?
Argentina and Brazil will be representing South America at the Tokyo Olympics, but it could have been so different for two-time champions Uruguay.
Argentina have already qualified for Tokyo 2020 but with a win over rivals Brazil on Sunday, they can eliminate their biggest competition for gold.
Bruno Guimaraes bestroded like a colossus on Sunday night as Brazil's got their campaign underway in the South American Under-23 championships.
Real Madrid have beaten Barcelona and Manchester City to the signing of teen sensation Reinier Carvalho from Flamengo.
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