Olympic Games Men's Football Rio 2016 Qualified Countries  
  Country  Qualified from  Best Medal Performance  
    Brazil Host Nation Gold Medal (1900, 1908, 1912)  
    Denmark UEFA - Europe Silver Medal (1908, 1912, 1960)  
    Germany UEFA - Europe Bronze Medal (1988)  
    Portugal UEFA - Europe None  
    Sweden UEFA - Europe Gold Medal (1948)  
    Algeria CAF - AFRICA None  
    Nigeria CAF - AFRICA Gold Medal (1996)  
    South Africa CAF - AFRICA None  
    Argentina CONMEBOL - South America Gold Medal (2004, 2008)  
    Colombia CONMEBOL - South America None  
    Fiji OFC - Oceania None  
    South Korea AFC - Asia Bronze Medal (2012)  
    Japan AFC - Asia Bronze Medal (1968)  
    Iraq AFC - Asia None  
    Honduras CONCACAF - N & C America None  
    Mexico CONCACAF - N & C America Gold Medal (2012)  
  Draw for the four groups of 4 teams took place on 14th April 2016