Football at the 1991 Pan American Games

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The eleventh edition of the Men's Football Tournament at the Pan American Games was held in Havana, Cuba from August 4 to August 13, 1991. Eight teams competed, with title holder Brazil missing. After the preliminary round there was a knock-out stage.

Preliminary round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Group B[edit]

Final round[edit]


Semi-finals Final
  Mexico  6  
  Honduras  1  
      United States  2
    Mexico  1
Third place
Havana Havana
  United States  2   Cuba  1
  Cuba  1     Honduras  0

Semi finals[edit]

Mexico  6 - 1  Honduras
United States  2 - 1  Cuba

Bronze medal match[edit]

Cuba  1 - 0  Honduras

Gold Medal match[edit]

United States  2 - 1  Mexico
After extra time

 1991 Pan American Games Winners 

United States
First title


The USA's U-23 team included a number of players from the highly successful U-20 World Championship squad of 1989, including Brad Friedel, Joe-Max Moore, Steve Snow, Cobi Jones and Claudio Reyna. They were also helped by the South American boycott of the Games. High scorers for the US were Snow (four goals), and Reyna (two goals).