Final day in the football promised sunny and hot in Essex and delivered as I left Leigh-on-Sea for Wembley via train and underground.
Brazil against Mexico is a fitting finale to the Olympic football competition.
The penultimate match in the Olympic football program is the bronze medal game which will take place this evening in Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium between Japan and South Korea.
USA 2 Japan 1
In a repeat of last year’s World Cup final in Germany, the United States of America gained revenge on Japan at Wembley with a two-one win in the gold medal match for the women’s football tournament on Thursday night.
After two weeks of the London 2012 Olympic games, the gold and silver medal matches in the men’s and women’s football competitions will take place tomorrow and Saturday. Four other teams will battle for bronze.
Mexico 3 Japan 1
Trying to find information about Australia and Australian performances at the Olympic Games in the English media is usually a needle in the haystack operation.
France 1 Japan 2
The journey which began at Hampden Park in Glasgow now reaches its end at the new Wembley stadium in London.