With the London 2012 Olympic games drawing closer, the groups for the soccer competition were announced today.
With Great Britain being a footballing nation, there has been considerably more hype than usual surrounding this year's competition. The British land in Group A alongside Senegal, United Arab Emirates and Uruguay.
Group A will make for interesting viewing, with a few teams that could provide potential banana skins for each other. The following is a breakdown of what to look for from each nation in the group and a prediction of who will advance.
Additionally, here is Bleacher Report's overall analysis of the Olympic tournament. Which players will stand out? Here’s a look at 50 players – men and women – to watch once the competition kicks off.