Mexico beats beats Uruguay to claim U-17 World Cup

Mexico won the Under-17 World Cup title Sunday, defeating

Uruguay 2-0 on goals from Antonio Briseno in the 31st minute and

Giovani Casillas in second-half stoppage time.

The victory thrilled a boisterous crowd at Atzec Stadium in

Mexico City, which is getting used to soccer success. Two weeks ago

the Mexico’s senior team won the Gold Cup – the regional

championship – defeating the United States 4-2 in the final.

Mexico also won the Under-17 world title in 2005.

Germany defeated Brazil 4-3 for third place.