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How is Neymar allowed to play in Rio olympics football? watch

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    Isn't the mens football Under 23s only? So why is Neymar allowed to play?
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    They are allowed something like 3 over 23 players.
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    (Original post by joecphillips)
    They are allowed something like 3 over 23 players.
    ^ you are allowed three overage players.

    Giggs, Bellamy and I think Richards were our three overage in London 2012.

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    (Original post by kprime2)
    Isn't the mens football Under 23s only? So why is Neymar allowed to play?
    Three players in the squad are allowed to be over 23 years, Neymar is one of them. And that is why it is okay.*
 
 
 
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