Olympic Footballers, Marcelo Bielsa

Looking back to the 2004 Olympics in Athens Greece, you start to think, oh that was were it all started. The coach himself Marcelo Bielsa, a unique character in World football and currently the boss of Leeds United, was the man the led Argentina to a rare and their first Olympic Gold in football. We…

Olympic Footballers, Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola is mostly known for his life as a football manager, despite being a decent player in his younger years. He is also an Olympic Gold Medalist, being crowned champion of the football tournament in 1992. The games were held in Barcelona. This was the first time it was done as an U.23 competition….

Olympic Footballers, Lionel Messi

Few or no one really talks much about the Olympics when it comes to football, but surely the players must be appreciating the medals they have earned. Lionel Messi is one of those footballers winning the gold medal. We have to go back to Beijing and 2008 to find the amazing story of one of…