Paris 2024: Football, or soccer, has been part of the Olympic program since the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. Here is a brief history of Olympic football:
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1900: Football was played for the first time at the Olympics, but it was not an official event. Only two teams participated: a French team and a British team composed of players from two different clubs. The result was 4-0 in favour of Great Britain.
1904: Football was again played but only three teams participated: two from the United States and one from Canada. The final was won by the Galt Football Club of Canada. Which defeated the Christian Brothers College of St. Louis by 2-0.
1908: The first official football tournament was held at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London, England. Six teams participated: Great Britain, Denmark, Hungary, the Netherlands, Sweden, and France. Great Britain won the gold medal, defeating Denmark in the final by 2-0.
1912: Football was again pla