International Sports

¡Olé! Host Mexico Wins FIFA U-17 World Cup!

Sunday - Mexico City - Host country México defeated Uruguay 2-0 for the coveted FIFA U-17 World Cup today.With over 100,000 fans at Azteca Stadium, México captured its second FIFA U-17 World Cup in six years.Captain for the young Mexicans, defender Antonio Briseño, opened the scoring in the 31st off a corner kick, then midfielder Giovani Casillas added the second goal in the 92nd minute of extra time.Uruguay ended the match with 15 to Mexico's 23 shots. Mexico edged possession with 52 percent to Uruguay's 48 percent.Germany defeated 4-3 Brazil to come in third place in the competition.

  Comments