Contested by the continental champions of Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania and South America. Note that Germany replaced France as the European representative due to scheduling conflicts with the French national team after the tournament was rescheduled twice. Played in Mexico July 24-Aug. 4, 1999.
Round Robin; each team plays the other teams in its group once. Note that three points are awarded for a win and one for a tie. (*) indicates team advanced to semifinals.
|8/1||Mexico City (65,000)||Mexico 1, USA 0*|
|8/1||Guadalajara (48,000)||Brazil 8, Saudi Arabia 2|
*Mexico won in sudden death “golden goal” overtime.
|8/3||Guadalajara (35,000)||USA 2, Saudi Arabia 0|
|8/4||Mexico City (115,000)||Mexico 4, Brazil 3|
FIFA Top 50 World Rankings for Soccer's 1998-99 Season Men's and Women's Soccer: 1998-99 Season World Youth Championship