Roberto Carlos and Ronaldo have told Brazilian federation officials that they want to play for their country at the Olympic Games finals in Athens.

Olympic gold is the one international prize the record five-times World Cup-winners have never claimed but they will be favourites assuming they win through the imminent South American qualifying section.

Nations are allowed to name up to three over-age players in the finals though whether Real Madrid would be happy to lose both their Brazilian ‘galacticos’ in August is questionable.

Kelsey Media Ltd
The Granary, Downs Court
Yalding Hill
Kent ME18 6AL
01959 541444

© 2022 Kelsey Media Ltd

Save 50% today!

Subscribe to World Soccer magazine and receive your first 13 issues for only £38.94!