Glasgow City FC players Eilish McSorley and Julie Melrose took on Scottish female media stars in a five-a-side match at Glasgow Green to launch the countdown to the games later this month.
Thousands of football fans are expected to watch eight games over five days at the National Stadium as part of the London 2012 Olympics.
Yesterday, the Evening Times revealed that a major transport operation – including free shuttle buses and trains – is planned to get fans to and from the matches at Hampden.
The launch event at Hampden will be women's football – USA v France and Colombia v North Korea –. on July 25, two days before the official opening of the games on July 27.
Two other women's matches will be staged in the city, including one of the quarter-finals on August 3.