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Monday July 11, 2011

Mexico Wins Under-17 World Soccer Cup! (VIDEO)

Mexico Wins Under-17 World Soccer Cup! (VIDEO)

Photo: Mexico Sub-17 National Team

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The junior world cup hosts, Mexico, beat Uruguay 2-0, at the same stadium where the National Team won the Gold Cup last week!

Over 105,000 people showed up at the famed Estadio Azteca on Sunday evening in Mexico City to watch the Under-17 World Cup final, where Mexico defeated Uruguay 2-0 with goals from Antonio Briseño in the 31st minute and Giovani Casillas in second-half complimentary time.

Briseño beat the goalie chipping the ball in, after a head pass into the area, an epic play you should watch below. Casillas scored two minutes into stoppage time, scoring on a counterattack as Uruguay pressed sometimes up to 8 men in defense for tie goal that never came.

Julio Gómez was named the best player of the cup, taking home the golden ball. The silver ball went to Espericueta and the bronze, went to Fierro - all Mexican players.

The bronze cleat went to Adryan (Brazil), who scored 5 times; silver went to Samed Yesil (Germany), with six, and the golden cleat went to Souleymane Coulibaly (Ivory Coast), who scored nine times. The golden glove went to Uruguayan goalie Jonathan Cubero.