|Wereldkampioenschap voetbal onder 20 - 2005|
|Dates||10 June – 2 July|
|Teams||24 (from 6 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||6 (in 6 host cities)|
|Goals scored||143 (2.75 per match)|
|Attendance||502,698 (9,667 per match)|
|Fair play award|
The 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship was the 15th edition of the FIFA World Youth Championship. It took place in the Netherlands between 10 June and 2 July 2005.
The Netherlands is a country located mainly in Northwestern Europe. The European portion of the Netherlands consists of twelve separate provinces that border Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, with maritime borders in the North Sea with Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom. Including three island territories in the Caribbean Sea—Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba— it forms a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The official language is Dutch, but a secondary official language in the province of Friesland is West Frisian.
|De Vijverberg||Univé Stadion||Arke Stadion|
|Capacity: 12,600||Capacity: 8,600||Capacity: 13,250|
|Parkstad Limburg Stadion||Willem II Stadion||Stadion Galgenwaard|
|Capacity: 19,979||Capacity: 14,637||Capacity: 24,500|
The following 24 teams qualified for the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship. Host country the Netherlands did not have to qualify for the tournament.
|AFC (Asia)||2004 AFC Youth Championship|
|CAF (Africa)||2005 African Youth Championship|
| CONCACAF |
(North, Central America and Caribbean)
|2005 CONCACAF U-20 Tournament|
|CONMEBOL (South America)||2005 South American Youth Championship|
|OFC (Oceania)||2005 OFC U-20 Championship|
|UEFA (Europe)||2004 UEFA Under-19 Championship|
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|AFC||Khalil Al Ghamdi (Saudi Arabia)||Fatih Arabati (Jordan)|
Eisa Ghuloum (United Arab Emirates)
|Kwon Jong-chul (South Korea)||Kim Dae-Young (South Korea)|
Liu Tiejun (China)
|CAF||Coffi Codjia (Benin)||Aboudou Aderodjou (Benin)|
Célestin Ntagungira (Rwanda)
|Essam Abd El Fatah (Egypt)||Beshr Rashwan (Egypt)|
Luleseged Begashaw (Ethiopia)
|CONCACAF||Rodolfo Sibrian (El Salvador)||Carlos Pastrana (Honduras)|
Reynaldo Salinas (Honduras)
|Benito Archundia (Mexico)||José Ramírez (Mexico)|
Pedro Rebollar (Mexico)
|CONMEBOL||Horacio Elizondo (Argentina)||Darío García (Argentina)|
Rodolfo Otero (Argentina)
|Óscar Ruiz (Colombia)||Eduardo Botero (Colombia)|
Fernando Tamayo (Ecuador)
|Jorge Larrionda (Uruguay)||Walter Rial (Uruguay)|
Pablo Fandiño (Uruguay)
|OFC||Mark Shield (Australia)||Nathan Gibson (Australia)|
Ben Wilson (Australia)
|UEFA||Claus Bo Larsen (Denmark)||Bill Hansen (Denmark)|
Anders Norrestrand (Denmark)
|Terje Hauge (Norway)||Steinar Holvik (Norway)|
Ole Hermann Borgan (Norway)
|Luis Medina Cantalejo (Spain)||Victoriano Giráldez Carrasco (Spain)|
Pedro Medina Hernández (Spain)
|Massimo Busacca (Switzerland)||Matthias Arnet (Switzerland)|
Franceso Buragina (Switzerland)
|Reserve||Eric Braamhaar (Netherlands)|
For a list of all squads that played in the final tournament, see 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship squads .
Below are the squads for the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship tournament in the Netherlands as stated at FIFA.com. Players name marked in bold went on to earn full international caps.
The 24 teams were split into six groups of four teams. Six group winners, six second-place finishers and the four best third-place finishers qualify for the knockout round.
|9||3||3||0||0||6||1||+5||Advanced to the round of 16|
|2||3||0||2||1||2||3||−1||Referred to the ranking of third-placed teams|
| Benin ||1–1|
| Omotoyossi ||(Report)|| Ward |
| Netherlands ||2–1|
| Afellay |
|(Report)|| Hirayama |
| Japan ||1–1|
| Mizuno ||(Report)|| Maïga |
| Australia ||0–3|
|(Report)|| Maduro |
| Japan ||1–1|
| Maeda ||(Report)|| Townsend |
|9||3||3||0||0||9||4||+5||Advanced to the round of 16|
|4||3||1||1||1||4||4||0||Referred to the ranking of third-placed teams|
| Turkey ||1–2|
| Gökhan ||(Report)|| Tan Wangsong |
| Ukraine ||3–1|
| Aliev |
|(Report)|| Arzhanov |
| China PR ||3–2|
| Zhu Ting |
|(Report)|| Vorobei |
| Panama ||0–1|
|(Report)|| Gökhan |
| Turkey ||2–2|
| Sezer ||(Report)|| Aliev |
|9||3||3||0||0||13||1||+12||Advanced to the round of 16|
|3||3||1||0||2||7||8||−1||Referred to the ranking of third-placed teams|
| Spain ||3–1|
| Llorente |
|(Report)|| Doulyazal |
| Honduras ||0–7|
|(Report)|| Parada |
| Morocco ||5–0|
| Iajour |
| Chile ||0–7|
|(Report)|| Llorente |
| Spain ||3–0|
| Soriano |
|7||3||2||1||0||2||0||+2||Advanced to the round of 16|
|4||3||1||1||1||2||1||+1||Referred to the ranking of third-placed teams|
| Argentina ||0–1|
|(Report)|| Barrett |
| Germany ||2–0|
| Adler |
| Egypt ||0–2|
|(Report)|| Messi |
| United States ||0–0|
| Argentina ||1–0|
| Cardozo ||(Report)|
|9||3||3||0||0||6||0||+6||Advanced to the round of 16|
|3||3||1||0||2||5||5||0||Referred to the ranking of third-placed teams|
| Colombia ||2–0|
| Rentería |
| Syria ||1–1|
| Al Haj ||(Report)|| Peters |
| Canada ||0–2|
|(Report)|| Falcao |
| Italy ||1–2|
| Coda ||(Report)|| Al Hussain |
| Italy ||4–1|
| Pellè |
|(Report)|| De Jong |
|7||3||2||1||0||3||0||+3||Advanced to the round of 16|
|3||3||1||0||2||3||5||−2||Referred to the ranking of third-placed teams|
| Brazil ||0–0|
| South Korea ||1–2|
| Shin Young-rok ||(Report)|| Antić |
| Switzerland ||0–1|
|(Report)|| Gladstone |
| Nigeria ||1–2|
| Abwo ||(Report)|| Park Chu-young |
| Brazil ||2–0|
| Renato |
|4||3||1||1||1||2||1||+1||Advanced to the round of 16|
|Round of 16||Quarter-finals||Semi-finals||Final|
|25 June||2 July|
| United States ||1–3|
| Freeman ||(Report)|| Galloppa |
| Morocco ||1–0|
| Iajour ||(Report)|
| China PR ||2–3|
| Chen Tao ||(Report)|| Gentner |
| Brazil ||1–0|
| Rafinha ||(Report)|
| Nigeria ||1–0|
| Taiwo ||(Report)|
| Netherlands ||3–0|
| Babel |
| Colombia ||1–2|
| Otálvaro ||(Report)|| Messi |
| Morocco ||2–2 (a.e.t.)|
| El-Zhar |
|(Report)|| Canini |
| Rabeh |
| Germany ||1–2 (a.e.t.)|
| Huber ||(Report)|| Tardelli |
| Nigeria ||1–1 (a.e.t.)|
| Owoeri ||(Report)|| Vlaar |
| Taiwo |
| Brazil ||1–2|
| Renato ||(Report)|| Messi |
|2005 FIFA World Youth Champions|
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|Golden Shoe||Golden Ball||FIFA Fair Play Award|
|Eliminated in the quarter-finals|
|Eliminated in the Round of 16|
|Eliminated at the group stage|
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