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Gabriel Jesus and Neymar of Brazil bite their gold medals after winning the Olympic soccer final against Germany in Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium.

World Soccer's images from the weekend where Brazil won Olynpic Gold on home soil at the Maracana.