Spain might be only olympic club with talent to topple Brazil
Brazil is pitted as the favorite to win the gold medal in soccer at the London Olympics, set to begin later this month. bet365.com
has the Brazilians at +175 to win their first Olympic gold in the sport. Brazil has a hoard of talent from the top European leagues and beyond, which includes names like Marcelo, Oscar and Neymar.
Spain is widely considered to be the only squad that can match up on paper to Brazil. The Spanish side features three players on the Euro championship team that claimed the title early this month - Juan Mata, Jordi Alba and Javi Martinez.
Great Britain is the fourth favorite at 8-1. They recently named 38-year-old Welshman Ryan Giggs as team captain. Giggs is one of the three over-agers on the squad, the number each team in the tournament is allowed.
Here are the rest of the odds:
Great Britain +800
South Korea +4000
New Zealand +20000