at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
|Dates||November 24-December 8|
The football tournament at the 1956 Summer Olympics was played in Argentina with 16 teams being entered into the competition.
- Main article: Football at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Qualification
The following teams qualified through to the 1956 Summer Olympics.
1 Indonesia, Hungary, Thailand and Egypt all withdrew
Bronze Medal Match
Gold Medal Match
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