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U-17 World Cup: USAÆs Donovan wins Golden Ball
November 27th, 1999 12AM
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The USAÆs Landon Donovan was awarded the Golden Ball of the 1999 U-17 World Cup, at which the USA finished fourth, behind third-place Ghana, second-place Australia and champion Brazil. The adidas Golden Ball, voted on by local and international media covering the tournament, goes to the outstanding player of the competition. DonovanÆs teammate, DaMarcus Beasley, won the Silver Ball. 1999 U-17 World Cup Awards Outstanding players: Golden Ball: Landon Donovan (USA) Silver Ball: DaMarcus Beasley (USA) Bronze Ball: Alvaro Meneses (Uruguay) Leading scorers: Golden Shoe: Ismahel Addo (Ghana) 7 goals/2 assists Silver Shoe: Waleed (Qatar ) 4 / 1 Bronze Shoe: Leonardo (Brazil) 4 / 0 The FIFA Fair Play Award: Mexico

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