Tokyo Olympics: All the Big Names in Football that will Feature in the Olympics

Tokyo Olympics: The 16 national teams taking part in Men’s Olympic football tournament in Tokyo have announced their squads ahead of the Games.

Everton forward Richarlison, Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz and Arsenal striker Gabriel Martinelli have been named in a strong Brazil squad; Manchester United winger Amad Diallo and defender Eric Bailly have been selected in Ivory Coast squad are few of the big names from the English Premier League.

Brazil won the gold at Rio Olympics in 2016 and the Seleção has named a competitive squad including the former Barcelona full-back Dani Alves as one of the veteran players.

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Tokyo Olympics: Group A Nations Squad

France

Defenders: Melvin Bard, Anthony Caci, Ismael Doukoure, Pierre Kalulu, Clement Michelin, Timothee Pembele, Modibo Sagnan, Niels Nkounkou.

Midfielders: Alexis Beka Beka, Enzo Le Fee, Teji Savanier, Florian Thauvin, Lucas Tousart.

Forwards: Andre-Pierre Gignac, Randal Kolo Muani, Arnaud Nordin, Isaac Lihadji, Nathaniel Mbuku.

Japan

Goalkeepers: Keisuke Osaka, Kosei Tani, Zion Suzuki.

Defenders: Hiroki Sakai, Yuta Nakayama, Ko Itakura, Maya Yoshida, Reo Hatate, Takehiro Tomiyasu, Daiki Hashioka, Ayumu Seko, Koki Machida.

Midfielders: Wataru Endo, Takefusa Kubo, Koji Miyoshi, Ritsu Doan, Kaoru Mitoma, Yuki Soma, Ao Tanaka.

Forwards: Daizen Maeda, Ayase Ueda, Daichi Hayashi.

Mexico

Goalkeepers: Guillermo Ochoa, Sebastian Jurado, Luis Malagon.

Defenders: Cesar Montes, Johan Vasquez, Jesus Alberto Angulo, Jorge Sanchez, Vladimir Lorona, Adrian Mora, Luis Romo.

Midfielders: Diego Lainez, Sebastian Cordova, Carlos Rodriguez, Roberto Alvarado, Uriel Antuna, Joaquin Esquivel, Fernando Beltran, Erick Aguirre, Jesus Ricardo Angulo.

Forwards: Henry Martin, Alexis Vega, Eduardo Aguirre.

South Africa

Goalkeepers: Ronwen Williams, Mondli Moto, Sifiso Mlungwana.

Defenders: James Monyane, Katlego Mohamme, Luke Fleurs, Thendo Mukumela, Sibusiso Mabiliso, Tercious Malepe.

Midfielders: Teboho Mokoena, Kamohelo Mahlatsi, Nkosingiphile Ngcobo, Thabo Cele, Fagrie Lakay, Sipho Mbule, Goodman Mosele.

Forwards: Evidence Makgopa, Luther Singh, Lyle Foster, Kobamelo Kodisang.

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Tokyo Olympics: Group B Nations Squad

Honduras

Goalkeepers: Alex Guity, Michael Perrelo, Bryan Ramos.

Defenders: Denil Maldonado, Wesley Decas, Carlos Melendez, Christropher Melendez, Jose Garcia, Elvin Oliva.

Midfielders: Jonathan Nunez, Jose Alejandro Reyes, Edwin Rodriguez, Samuel Elvir, Carlos Pineda, Jorge Alvarez.

Forwards: Jorge Benguche, Rigoberto Rivas, Brayan Moya, Jose Pinto, Luis Palma, Juan Obregon Jr, Douglas Martinez.

New Zealand

Goalkeepers: Michael Woud, Jamie Searle, Alex Paulsen.

Defenders: Michael Boxall, Liberato Cacace, Callan Elliot, Dane Ingram, Nando Pijnaker, Winston Reid, George Stanger.

Midfielders: Joe Bell, Clayton Lewis, Marko Stamenic, Gianni Stensness, Ben Old, Sam Sutton.

Forwards: Joey Champness, Elijah Just, Callum McCowatt, Ben Waine, Chris Wood, Matt Garbett.

Romania

Goalkeepers: Mihai Aioani, Mihai Popa, Stefan Tarnovanu.

Defenders: Radu Boboc, Andrei Chindris, Virgil Ghita, Ricardo Grigore, Alex Pascanu, Andrei Ratiu, Florin Stefan.

Midfielders: Tudor Baluta, Andrei Ciobanu, Alex Dobre, Marco Dulca, Ion Gheorghe, Valentin Gheorghe, Marius Marin, Eduard Florescu, Antonio Sefer.

Forwards: George Ganea, Andrei Sintean.

South Korea

Goalkeepers: Song Bum-keun, Ahn Joon-soo, An Chan-gi.

Defenders: Lee You-hyeon, Jeong Tae-wook, Kim Jae-woo, Kim Jin-ya, Seol Young-woo, Kim Min-jae, Kang Yoon-sung, Lee Sang-min.

Midfielders: Jeong Seung-won, Kim Dong-hyun, Lee Dong-gyeong, Won Du-jae, Lee Kang-in, Kim Jin-kyu.

Forwards: Lee Dong-jun, Um Won-sang, Song Min-kyu, Kwon Chang-hoon, Hwang Ui-jo.

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Tokyo Olympics: Group C Nations Squad

Argentina

Goalkeepers: Joaquin Blazquez, Lautaro Morales, Jeremias Ledesma.

Defenders: Hernan de la Fuente, Marcelo Herrera, Nehuen Perez, Leonel Mosevich, Facundo Medina, Francisco Ortega, Claudio Bravo.

Midfielders: Fausto Vera, Santiago Colombatto, Tomas Belmonte, Martin Payero, Thiago Almada, Esequiel Barco.

Forwards: Carlos Valenzuela, Pedro de la Vega, Alexis Mac Allister, Agustin Urzi, Adolfo Gaich, Ezequiel Ponce.

Australia

Goalkeepers: Tom Glover, Ashley Maynard-Brewer, Jordan Holmes.

Defenders: Nathaniel Atkinson, Thomas Deng, Joel King, Kye Rowles, Harry Souttar, Jay Rich-Baghuelou.

Midfielders: Keanu Baccus, Denis Genreau, Riley McGree, Connor Metcalfe, Dylan Pierias, Caleb Watts, Cameron Devlin, Marco Tillo.

Forwards: Daniel Arzani, Nicholas D’Agostino, Mitchell Duke, Reno Piscopo, Lachlan Wales.

Egypt

Goalkeepers: Mohamed El Shenawy, Mohamed Sobhy, Mahmoud Gad.

Defenders: Ahmed Hegazi, Mahmoud Hamdy, Mohamed Abdel Salam, Osama Galal, Ahmed Ramadan, Karim El-Eraky, Karim Fouad, Ahmed Abou El Fotouh.

Midfielders: Akram Tawfik, Amar Hamdy, Nasser Maher, Emam Ashour.

Forwards: Ramadan Sobhi, Ibrahim Adel, Abdel Rahman Magdy, Taher Mohamed, Salah Mohsen, Nasser Mansi, Ahmed Yasser.

Spain

Goalkeepers: Alex Dominguez, Alvaro Fernandes, Unai Simon.

Defenders: Eric Garcia, Juan Miranda, Oscar Mingueza, Oscar Gil, Pau Torres, Jesus Vallejo.

Midfielders: Pedri, Bryan Gil, Martin Zubimendi, Marc Cucurella, Jon Moncayola, Dani Olmo, Carlos Soler, Dani Ceballos, Mikel Merino, Marco Asensio.

Forwards: Javi Puado, Rafa Mir, Mikel Oyarzabal.

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Tokyo Olympics: Group D Nations Squad

Brazil

Goalkeepers: Brenno, Lucao, Santos.

Defenders: Nino, Ricardo Graca, Guilherme Arana, Gabriel Menino, Dani Alves, Diego Carlos, Abner Vinicius, Bruno Fuchs.

Midfielders: Matheus Henrique, Bruno Guimaraes, Douglas Luiz, Claudinho, Reinier, Douglas Augusto.

Forwards: Gabriel Martinelli, Paulinho, Richarlison, Matheus Cunha, Antony.

Germany

Goalkeepers: Svend Brodersen, Florian Muller, Luca Plogmann.

Defenders: Benjamin Henrichs, Amos Pieper, David Raum, Jordan Torunarigha, Felix Uduokhai, Joshua Vagnoman.

Midfielders: Nadiem Amiri, Maximilian Arnold, Niklas Dorsch, Ismail Jakobs, Eduard Lowen, Arne Maier, Anton Stach.

Forwards: Max Kruse, Marco Richter, Cedric Teuchert.

Ivory Coast

Goalkeepers: Eliezer Ira Tape, Maxime Nagoli Oupoh, Nicolas Tie.

Defenders: Kouao Koffi, Zie Ouattara, Wilfried Singo, Eric Bailly, Kouadio-Yves Dalila, Ismael Diallo, Silas Gnaka.

Midfielders: Eboue Kouassi, Idrissa Doumbia, Franck Kessie, Amad Diallo,Max Gradel, Youssouf Dao.

Forwards: Chieck Timite, Christiane Kouame, Vakoun Issouf Bayo, Mory Keita, Kader Keita, Aboubacar Doumbia.

Saudi Arabia

Goalkeepers: Zaid Al-Bawardi, Mohammed Al Rubaie, Amin Bukhari.

Defenders: Saud Abdulhamid, Abdulelah Al-Amri, Khalifah Al-Dawsari, Yasser Al-Shahrani, Hamad Al-Yami, Abdullah Hassoun, Abdulbasit Hindi.

Midfielders: Turki Al-Ammar, Salem Al-Dawsari, Salman Al-Faraj, Khalid Al-Ghannam, Ali Al-Hassan, Ayman Al-Khulaif, Sami Al-Najei, Nasser Al-Omran, Mukhtar Ali, Abdulrahman Ghareeb, Ayman Yahya.

Forwards: Abdullah Al-Hamdan.