Bellamy: 'Anything can happen'
Team GB 1-0 Uruguay
London 2012 Olympic Games
7.45pm, Wednesday 1 August 2012
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Live on BBC3
Team GB winger Craig Bellamy believes “anything can happen” after his team beat Uruguay to advance to the quarter final of the Olympic men’s football tournament.
Stuart Pearce’s side grinded out a 1-0 win against the much-fancied South American outfit at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, with Daniel Sturridge’s first-half effort separating the two sides.
Bellamy, who was handed the captain’s armband in the absence of Ryan Giggs, thrived in front of his hometown crowd, consistently tormenting the Uruguayan defence and he was optimistic ahead of Saturday's tie with South Korea, again in Wales and a potential clash with Brazil in the semi-final should they progress again.
"There is no potentially,” he said.
“We can't talk about potential rivals. Spain are out and I think that's tells you anything can happen in this tournament."
The Liverpool man also expressed his pride at playing for Team GB in Cardiff, while allaying fears over his fitness after playing three times in the space of a week.
"We are in Wales,” he added.
“I'm Welsh. I can't explain how proud I am right now. Playing three matches in a week can be rough on your body, but I'm feeling good."