Groups for Olympic football announced

Last updated at 12:24
Brazilian footballer Ronaldo at the Olympic football drawAllsport/getty images

The draw to decide which football teams will face each other in the Olympics has been made.

The men's team will play against Uruguay, Senegal and United Arab Emirates.

The toughest match for the men looks like being Uruguay, who are third in Fifa's world rankings.

Great Britain's women's footie team will kick off this year's Olympic Games with a match against New Zealand.

They've been drawn to face each other in Cardiff's Millennium Stadium on 25 July, two days before the opening ceremony. The GB women also face Brazil and Cameroon in Group E.

The men's first game is against Senegal at Old Trafford, Manchester, on 26 July.

Brazilian footballer Ronaldo was among the celebs helping with Tuesday's draw, alongside English footballer Kelly Smith and Strictly star Robbie Savage.

16 men's teams and 12 women's teams will go for gold at this summer's Olympic Games.

Men's draw

Group A: Great Britain, Senegal, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay

Group B: Mexico, Korea Republic, Gabon, Switzerland

Group C: Brazil, Egypt, Belarus, New Zealand

Group D: Spain, Japan, Honduras, Morocco

Women's draw

Group E: Great Britain, New Zealand, Cameroon, Brazil

Group F: Japan, Canada, Sweden, South Africa

Group G: USA, France, Colombia, Korea DPR