1983 FIFA World Youth Championship

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1983 FIFA World Youth Championship
Copa Mundial Juvenil Mexico '83
Tournament details
Host countryMexico
Dates2–19 June
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)7 (in 7 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (1st title)
Runners-up Argentina
Third place Poland
Fourth place South Korea
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored91 (2.84 per match)
Attendance1,155,160 (36,099 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Geovani (6 goals)
Best player(s)Brazil Geovani
Fair play award South Korea
1981
1985

The 1983 FIFA World Youth Championship, the fourth edition of the FIFA World Youth Championship, was held in Mexico from 2 June to 19 June 1983. The tournament took place in seven venues — Guadalajara, Irapuato, León, Mexico City, Monterrey, Puebla and Toluca — where a total of 32 matches were played. The winner was Brazil, who beat Argentina by 1–0, in a final held at Mexico City's Azteca Stadium.