Tokyo 2020 football: Brazil thump China’s Steel Roses 5-0

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Tokyo 2020 football: Brazil thump China’s Steel Roses 5-0

China’s Olympics got under way in Japan on the first day of the Tokyo 2020 Games but it was a harrowing start for the women’s football team as they lost 5-0 to Brazil at the Miyagi Stadium.The Steel Roses, as the Chinese women’s national team are known, had not beaten Brazil in the 25 years since the semi-final of the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta where they would go on to win silver, and the record goes on.It took just eight minutes before six-time Fifa world player of the year Marta opened the…

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