Football at the 1991 Pan American Games
|Football – Men's tournament at the XI Pan American Games|
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.
|1||Mexico||3||2||1||0||12||1||+11||5||Advance to Semifinals|
|1||United States||3||3||0||0||6||2||+4||6||Advance to Semifinals|
Bronze Medal match
Gold Medal match
|13 August 1991||Mexico||1–2 (a.e.t.)||United States||Havana, Cuba|
|Mariscal 16'|| 34' Reyna
|Stadium: Estadio Panamericano
|1991 Pan American Games Winners|
The USA's U-23 team coached by Lothar Osiander included a number of players from the highly successful U-20 World Championship squad of 1989, including Brad Friedel, Joe-Max Moore, Steve Snow, Manny Lagos, Yari Allnutt, Kasey Keller, Mike Burns, Cobi Jones and Claudio Reyna. They were also helped by the CONMEBOL boycott of the Games. High scorers for the US were Snow (four goals), and Reyna (two goals).