1987 FIFA World Youth Championship
|Copa Mundial Juvenil de la FIFA|
|Teams||16 (from 6 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||4 (in 4 host cities)|
|Champions||Yugoslavia (1st title)|
|Third place||East Germany|
|Goals scored||86 (2.69 per match)|
|Attendance||712,000 (22,250 per match)|
|Top scorer(s)||Marcel Witeczek (7 goals)|
|Best player(s)||Robert Prosinečki|
|Fair play award||East Germany|
The 1987 FIFA World Youth Championship took place in Chile from 10 to 25 October 1987. The 1987 championship was the 6th contested and won for the first time by Yugoslavia. Remarkably, in the course of the tournament the Yugoslavs defeated each of the three other semi-finalists, and eliminated the defending champions Brazil. The tournament took place in four venues: Antofagasta, Valparaíso, Concepción and Santiago.
Qualification[change | change source]
- 1.^ Teams that made their debut.