At 38, Alves Helps Brazil To Soccer Gold By Beating Spain
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Malcom scored in the 108th minute and Brazil won its second consecutive gold medal in men’s soccer with a 2-1 victory over Spain.
Brazil also won gold on home soil five years ago.
Brazil had a 1-0 lead at the half, but Mikel Oyarzabal tied it for Spain in the 61st minute off a cross from Carlos Soler.
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Brazil took the lead in first-half stoppage time when Davi Alves popped the ball high into the box to keep it in play and Cunha slotted it just inside the post.