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Football
at the Games of the XVI Olympiad
DatesNovember 24-December 8
Teams12
Medalists
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«19521960»

The football tournament at the 1956 Summer Olympics was played in Argentina with 16 teams being entered into the competition.

Qualification

Main article: Football at the 1956 Summer Olympics – Qualification

The following teams qualified through to the 1956 Summer Olympics.

Final tournament

First Round


Indonesia 23x15px w/o 1 Flag of Yugoslavia (1943–1992).svg Yugoslavia
Buenos Aires

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Hungary Flag of Hungary (1949-1956).svg w/o 1 Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg United States
Buenos Aires

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November 24
Bulgaria 23x15px 3–2 (aet) Flag of Germany.svg West Germany
Buenos Aires

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November 25
Venezuela 23x15px 0-6 23x15px Soviet Union
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Thailand 23x15px w/o 1 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain
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November 26
Korea 23x15px 1-3 23x15px Turkey
Buenos Aires

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November 27
Curaçao Flag of the Netherlands.svg 0-4 23x15px India
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Argentina Flag of Argentina.svg w/o 1 23x15px Egypt
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1 Indonesia, Hungary, Thailand and Egypt all withdrew

Quarter Finals

November 28
Great Britain Flag of the United Kingdom.svg 3-2 (a.e.t.) 23x15px Turkey
Laybourne Soccerball shade 39'113'
Prince Soccerball shade 65'
Buenos Aires


November 29
United States Flag of the United States (1912-1959).svg 0-10 Flag of Yugoslavia (1943–1992).svg Yugoslavia
Buenos Aires

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November 30
Argentina Flag of Argentina.svg 2-1 23x15px India
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November 31
Soviet Union 23x15px 0-2 23x15px Bulgaria
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Semi Finals

December 4
Yugoslavia Flag of Yugoslavia (1943–1992).svg 3-0 23x15px Bulgaria
Buenos Aires

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December 5
Argentina Flag of Argentina.svg 1-0 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain
Buenos Aires

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Bronze Medal Match

December 8
Bulgaria 23x15px 2-0 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Great Britain
Buenos Aires

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Gold Medal Match

December 8
Yugoslavia Flag of Yugoslavia (1943–1992).svg 2-1 Flag of Argentina.svg Argentina
Veselinović Soccerball shade 25'
Papec Soccerball shade 57'
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Bracket

External links

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