10 Players to Watch in the 2012 Olympics Men's Football Tournament

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10 Players to Watch in the 2012 Olympics Men's Football Tournament
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Neymar, Alexandre Pato, Hulk, Thiago Silva, Juan Mata, Javi Martinez, Jordi Alba, Iker Muniain, Luis Suarez, Edinson Cavani, Daniel Sturridge, Ryan Giggs—all big names we know will make a splash in the men's football at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

But for every big name there is from Brazil, Spain, Uruguay, Great Britain, etc, waiting to destroy the likes of New Zealand, Belarus, United Arab Emirates and Honduras, there are also unknown talents waiting to prove their worth to the watching world.

And then there are those burgeoning stars finally getting their chance on an international stage to treble their transfer value and secure a big money move to a top team.

The men's football tournament at the 2012 Olympics is sure to be a spectacle, and will give even the most unheard of footballer a chance to shine.

Here are 10 players to watch in the competition.

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