London 2012 – Which Clubs Sent the Most Players

    Unlike other major tournament, the Olympic games football tournament isn’t exactly an an exact way of knowing who are the superpowers in the sport are right now, but big clubs like Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham managed to send more players (4 each) than any other team, along with Palermo, Chivas, Al-Ahly from Egypt and Atletico Madrid.

    European finalists Bayern Munich have no players in the Olympic tournament, while Barcelona have three players in the Spanish squad. Real Madrid have one player, Marcelo, but he plays for Brazil. Italian champions Juventus also don’t have a player in the Olympic tournament, while Manchester City sent Micah Richards to the British squad.

    1 Player

    Birmingham City (GB)

    Bolton (GB)

    Manchester City (GB)

    Middlesbrough (GB)

    Southampton (GB)

    Academica (Portugal) – Senegal

    Anderlecht (Belgium) – Senegal

    Boulogne (France) – Senegal

    Copenhagen (Denmark) – Senegal

    Diambars (Senegal)

    Everton (GB) – Senegal

    Maccabi Tel Aviv (Israel) – Senegal

    Metalist (Ukraine) – Senegal

    Osasuna (Spain) – Senegal

    Sandefjord (Norway) – Senegal

    Sochaux (France) – Senegal

    Sogndal (Norway) – Senegal

    Bologna (Italy) – Uruguay

    Botafogo (Brazil) – Uruguay

    Cerro Largo (Uruguay)

    Genoa (Italy) – Uruguay

    Napoli (Italy) – Uruguay

    Vitória Guimarães (Portugal) – Uruguay

    Bitam (Gabon)

    Carquefou (France) – Gabon

    Celta Vigo (Spain) – Gabon

    Le Mans (France) – Gabon

    Missile (Gabon)

    Saint-Etienne (France) – Gabon

    Santos Laguna (Mexico)

    Pumas (Mexico)

    Augsburg (Germany) – South Korea

    Celtic (Scotland) – South Korea

    Chunnam Dragons (South Korea)

    FC Seoul (South Korea)

    Gangwon (South Korea)

    Guangzhou Evergrande (China) – South Korea

    Jubilo Iwata (Japan) – South Korea

    Lekhwiya (Qatar) – South Korea

    Sanfrecce Hiroshima (Japan) – South Korea

    Shonan Bellmare (Japan) – South Korea

    Sunderland (GB) – South Korea

    Suwon Bluewings (South Korea)

    Aston Villa (GB) – Switzerland

    Dynamo Kyiv (Ukraine) – Switzerland

    Fulham (GB) – Switzerland

    Werder Bremen (Germany) – Switzerland

    Inter Milan (Italy) – Brazil

    Real Madrid (Spain) – Brazil

    Spartak Moscow (Russia) – Brazil

    El-Gaish (Egypt)

    ENPPI (Egypt)

    Ghazl El-Mehalla (Egypt)

    Petrojet (Egypt)

    Blackburn (GB) – New Zealand

    Burnley (GB) – New Zealand

    Central Coast Mariners (Australia) – New Zealand

    Fairfield University (USA) – New Zealand

    Ipswich (GB) – New Zealand

    Melbourne Victory (Australia) – New Zealand

    Panathinaikos (Greece) – New Zealand

    Perth Glory (Australia) – New Zealand

    Portland Timbers (USA) – New Zealand

    QPR (GB) – New Zealand

    Sunshine Coast (Australia) – New Zealand

    Wellington (NZ)

    Waikato (NZ)

    Waitakere (NZ)

    Alcoyano (Spain) – Honduras

    DC United (USA) – Honduras

    New England Revolution (USA) – Honduras

    Platense (Honduras)

    Kansas City (USA) – Honduras

    Wigan (GB) – Honduras

    Albirex Niigata (Japan)

    Hannover (Germany) – Japan

    Hoffenheim (Germany) – Japan

    Kashima Antlers (Japan)

    Kawasaki Frontale (Japan)

    Nagoya Grampus (Japan)

    Omiya Ardija (Japan)

    S-Pulse (Japan)

    Stuttgart (Germany) – Japan

    Tokyo Verdy (Japan)

    VVV (Netherlands) – Japan

    Yokohama Marinos (Japan)

    Al-Arabi (Qatar) – Morocco

    Angers (France) – Morocco

    De Graafschap (Netherlands) – Morocco

    FUS Rabat (Morocco)

    Getafe (Spain) – Morocco

    Istres (France) – Morocco

    Kayserispor (Turkey) – Morocco

    Lens (France) – Morocco

    Lierse (Belgium) – Morocco

    MA Tetouan (Morocco)

    Montpellier (France) – Morocco

    PSV (Netherlands) – Morocco

    Rennes (France) – Morocco

    Sporting (Portugal) – Morocco

    Benfica (Portugal) – Spain

    Malaga (Spain)

    Real Sociedad (Spain)

    Sporting Gijon (Spain)

    Villareal (Spain)

    Al Ain (UAE)

    Al Wahda (UAE)

    Al-Ain (UAE)

    Al-Jazeera (UAE)

    Al-Sharjah (UAE)

    Lyon (France) – UAE

    2 Players

    Arsenal (GB) – 1 Great Britain, 1 South Korea

    West Brom (GB) – 1 Great Britain, 1 New Zealand

    West Ham (GB) – 1 Great Britain, 1 Senegal

    Lille (France) – 2 Senegal

    Metz (France) – 1 Senegal, 1 Gabon

    Tromso (Norway) – 2 Senegal

    Defensor Sporting (Uruguay)

    Penarol (Uruguay)

    Auxerre (France) – 2 Gabon

    Lorient (France) – 1 Gabon, 1 Switzerland

    Mangasport (Gabon)

    Sogea (Gabon)

    USM Libreville (Gabon)

    Club America (Mexico)

    Monterrey (Mexico)

    Pachuca (Mexico)

    Tigres (Mexico)

    Brescia (Italy) – 1 Switzerland, 1 Morocco

    Grasshopper (Switzerland)

    Luzern (Switzerland)

    Nuremberg (Germany) – 1 Switzerland, 1 Japan

    Wolfsburg (Germany) – 2 Switzerland

    FC Zurich (Switzerland)

    Fiorentina (Italy) – 1 Brazil, 1 Egypt

    Internacional (Brazil)

    AC Milan (Italy) – Brazil

    Sao Paulo (Brazil)

    Al-Masry (Egypt)

    Al-Mokawloon Al-Arab (Egypt)

    Haras El-Hodood (Egypt)

    Zamalek (Egypt)

    Real Espana (Honduras)

    Victoria (Honduras)

    Vida (Honduras)

    Borussia Monchengladbach (Germany) – 1 Japan, 1 Spain

    Espanyol (Spain) – 1 Spain, 1 Morocco

    Al-Nasr (UAE)

    Al-Wasl (UAE)

    3 Players

    Liverpool (GB) – 1 Great Britain, 2 Uruguay

    Swansea City (GB)

    Nacional (Uruguay)

    Marseille (France) – 2 Gabon, 1 Spain

    Cruz Azul (Mexico)

    Busan Ipark (South Korea)

    Cerezo Osaka (Japan) – 2 Japan, 1 South Korea

    FC Tokyo (Japan) – 2 Japan, 1 South Korea

    Basel (Switzerland) – 2 Switzerland, 1 Egypt

    FC Porto (Portugal) – 3 Brazil

    Santos (Brazil)

    Auckland City (NZ)

    Motagua (Honduras)

    Olimpia (Honduras)

    Athletic Bilbao (Spain)

    Barcelona (Spain)

    Al-Ahli (UAE)

    Al-Shabab (UAE)

    Bani Yas Club (UAE)

    Baniyas SC (UAE)

    4 Players

    Chelsea (GB) – 2 Great Britain, 2 Spain

    Manchester United (GB) – 2 Great Britain, 1 Brazil, 1 Spain

    Tottenham (GB) – 2 Great Britain, 1 Mexico, 1 Brazil

    Palermo (Italy) – 3 Uruguay, 1 Switzerland

    Chivas (Mexico)

    Al-Ahly (Egypt)

    Atletico Madrid (Spain) – 3 Spain, 1 Morocco

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