Football — Football, Men

Times held 28
Total participants 5672
Total countries 91

Participants

Year Event Status Participants NOCs
1900 Football, Men Olympic 35 3
1904 Football, Men Olympic 36 2
1906 Football, Men Intercalated 45 2
1908 Football, Men Olympic 72 5
1912 Football, Men Olympic 163 11
1920 Football, Men Olympic 190 14
1924 Football, Men Olympic 279 22
1928 Football, Men Olympic 219 17
1936 Football, Men Olympic 201 16
1948 Football, Men Olympic 218 18
1952 Football, Men Olympic 294 25
1956 Football, Men Olympic 143 11
1960 Football, Men Olympic 235 16
1964 Football, Men Olympic 214 14
1968 Football, Men Olympic 273 16
1972 Football, Men Olympic 269 16
1976 Football, Men Olympic 202 13
1980 Football, Men Olympic 256 16
1984 Football, Men Olympic 246 16
1988 Football, Men Olympic 270 16
1992 Football, Men Olympic 272 16
1996 Football, Men Olympic 264 16
2000 Football, Men Olympic 267 16
2004 Football, Men Olympic 259 16
2008 Football, Men Olympic 274 16
2012 Football, Men Olympic 267 16
2016 Football, Men Olympic 270 16
2020 Football, Men Olympic 296 16

Medal winners

Year Gold Silver Bronze
1900 Upton Park FCGBR USFSAFRA Univ. of BrusselsBEL
1904 Galt Football ClubCAN Christian Brothers' CollegeUSA St. RoseUSA
1906 DenmarkDEN SmyrnaGRE ThessaloníkiGRE
1908 Great BritainGBR DenmarkDEN NetherlandsNED
1912 Great BritainGBR DenmarkDEN NetherlandsNED
1920 BelgiumBEL SpainESP NetherlandsNED
1924 UruguayURU SwitzerlandSUI SwedenSWE
1928 UruguayURU ArgentinaARG ItalyITA
1936 ItalyITA AustriaAUT NorwayNOR
1948 SwedenSWE YugoslaviaYUG DenmarkDEN
1952 HungaryHUN YugoslaviaYUG SwedenSWE
1956 Soviet UnionURS YugoslaviaYUG BulgariaBUL
1960 YugoslaviaYUG DenmarkDEN HungaryHUN
1964 HungaryHUN CzechoslovakiaTCH Unified Team of GermanyGER
1968 HungaryHUN BulgariaBUL JapanJPN
1972 PolandPOL HungaryHUN East Germany
Soviet Union
GDR
URS
1976 East GermanyGDR PolandPOL Soviet UnionURS
1980 CzechoslovakiaTCH East GermanyGDR Soviet UnionURS
1984 FranceFRA BrazilBRA YugoslaviaYUG
1988 Soviet UnionURS BrazilBRA West GermanyFRG
1992 SpainESP PolandPOL GhanaGHA
1996 NigeriaNGR ArgentinaARG BrazilBRA
2000 CameroonCMR SpainESP ChileCHI
2004 ArgentinaARG ParaguayPAR ItalyITA
2008 ArgentinaARG NigeriaNGR BrazilBRA
2012 MexicoMEX BrazilBRA Republic of KoreaKOR
2016 BrazilBRA GermanyGER NigeriaNGR
2020 BrazilBRA SpainESP MexicoMEX

Medals by country

NOC Gold Silver Bronze Total
Hungary HUN 3 1 1 5
Great Britain GBR 3 0 0 3
Brazil BRA 2 3 2 7
Argentina ARG 2 2 0 4
Soviet Union URS 2 0 3 5
Uruguay URU 2 0 0 2
Denmark DEN 1 3 1 5
Yugoslavia YUG 1 3 1 5
Spain ESP 1 3 0 4
Poland POL 1 2 0 3
East Germany GDR 1 1 1 3
Nigeria NGR 1 1 1 3
Czechoslovakia TCH 1 1 0 2
France FRA 1 1 0 2
Italy ITA 1 0 2 3
Sweden SWE 1 0 2 3
Belgium BEL 1 0 1 2
Mexico MEX 1 0 1 2
Cameroon CMR 1 0 0 1
Canada CAN 1 0 0 1
Bulgaria BUL 0 1 1 2
Germany GER 0 1 1 2
Greece GRE 0 1 1 2
United States USA 0 1 1 2
Austria AUT 0 1 0 1
Paraguay PAR 0 1 0 1
Switzerland SUI 0 1 0 1
Netherlands NED 0 0 3 3
Chile CHI 0 0 1 1
Ghana GHA 0 0 1 1
Japan JPN 0 0 1 1
Norway NOR 0 0 1 1
Republic of Korea KOR 0 0 1 1
West Germany FRG 0 0 1 1

Top medallists

Athlete Nat Gold Silver Bronze Total
Dezső Novák HUN 2 0 1 3
Arthur Berry GBR 2 0 0 2
Vivian Woodward GBR 2 0 0 2
José Leandro Andrade URU 2 0 0 2
Pedro Arispe URU 2 0 0 2
Pedro Cea URU 2 0 0 2
Andrés Mazali URU 2 0 0 2
José Nasazzi URU 2 0 0 2
Pedro Petrone URU 2 0 0 2
Héctor Scarone URU 2 0 0 2
Santos Urdinarán URU 2 0 0 2
Javier Mascherano ARG 2 0 0 2