1985 FIFA World Youth Championship

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1985 FIFA World Youth Championship
Кубок ФИФА Кока-Кола 1985
Tournament details
Host countrySoviet Union
Dates24 August – 7 September
Teams16 (from 6 confederations)
Venue(s)10 (in 8 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Brazil (2nd title)
Runners-up Spain
Third place Nigeria
Fourth place Soviet Union
Tournament statistics
Matches played32
Goals scored80 (2.5 per match)
Attendance657,800 (20,556 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Gérson
Brazil Balalo
Brazil Müller
Spain Sebastián Losada
Spain Fernando Gómez
Nigeria Monday Odiaka
Mexico Alberto García Aspe
(3 goals)
Best player(s)Brazil Paulo Silas
Fair play award Colombia

The 1985 FIFA World Youth Championship, the fifth edition of the FIFA World Youth Championship, was held in the Soviet Union (USSR) from 24 August to 7 September 1985. The tournament took place in ten venues within eight host cities — Baku, Yerevan, Leningrad, Minsk (2 stadiums), Moscow, Hoktemberyan, Tbilisi (2 stadiums) and Sumqayit — where a total of 32 matches were played. The winner was Brazil, which managed to retain the title, by beating Spain by 1–0, in the final played at Moscow's Luzhniki Stadium.