One game down, and Britain's hope for soccer success at the Olympic Games appears to rest in large part on captain Ryan Giggs - a Manchester United stalwart gunning for international glory to cap a glittering domestic career.
The 38-year-old Giggs has won just about everything for United, but has never qualified for an international tournament for his native Wales. Thursday's opening draw against Senegal showed him winning a medal in Britain's first Olympic competition since 1960 will be not be easy either.
''We are going to have to improve if we are going to get through the group,'' he said after the bruising match at United's Old Trafford stadium. ''We'll definitely have to win one of our next two games to have any chance of getting through.''
Fellow Welshman Craig Bellamy scored Britain's opening goal off a Giggs free kick, and the men were behind most of Britain's best moments.
In the second half, Giggs threaded a b...