One of two Chelsea players who represented his country in the 2008 Olympics, Ramires is the latest man to consider our questions on next summer’s London games, as well as sharing his experiences from three years ago…
Ramires, what was it like being an Olympian in China?
I had never played an official competition for the national team before, so to go to the Olympics, where Brazil had never won a gold medal, was like something out of this world. We hoped to win, and we felt we were going to, but unfortunately we finished third. I still have the medal today, and keep it as if it is pure gold.
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by Clare Smith