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1999 Intercontinental Cup

1999 Intercontinental Cup
Match programme cover
Date 30 November 1999
Venue National Stadium, Tokyo
Man of the Match Ryan Giggs
(Manchester United)
Referee Hellmut Krug (Germany)
Attendance 53,372
Weather Clear
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The 1999 Intercontinental Cup was a football match played on 30 November 1999 between Manchester United, winners of the 1998–99 UEFA Champions League, and Palmeiras, winners of the 1999 Copa Libertadores. The match was played at the neutral venue of the National Stadium in Tokyo in front of 53,372 spectators.

Manchester United won the match 1–0, the winning goal scored by their captain, Roy Keane. This was United's first and only Intercontinental Cup triumph, having been beaten by Estudiantes in the 1968 competition. The game was Palmeiras' first appearance in the Intercontinental Cup. Ryan Giggs was given the man of the match award.[2] Manchester United's victory made them the first and only team from England and also the British Isles to win the Intercontinental Cup.[3]


Team Qualification Previous participation (bold indicates winners)
23x15px Manchester United 1998–99 UEFA Champions League winners 1968
23x15px Palmeiras 1999 Copa Libertadores winners None



GK 1 23x15px Mark Bosnich
RB 2 23x15px Gary Neville
CB 27 23x15px Mikaël Silvestre Booked 79'
CB 6 23x15px Jaap Stam
LB 3
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Republic of Ireland Denis Irwin
RM 7 23x15px David Beckham
CM 16
  1. REDIRECT Template:Country data Republic of Ireland Roy Keane (c)
CM 8 23x15px Nicky Butt
LM 11 23x15px Ryan Giggs
CF 20 23x15px Ole Gunnar Solskjær Substituted off 46'
CF 18 23x15px Paul Scholes Substituted off 75'
GK 26 23x15px Massimo Taibi
DF 12 23x15px Phil Neville
DF 28 23x15px Danny Higginbotham
DF 30 23x15px Ronnie Wallwork
MF 25 23x15px Quinton Fortune
FW 10 23x15px Teddy Sheringham Substituted in 75'
FW 19 23x15px Dwight Yorke Substituted in 46'
23x15px Sir Alex Ferguson
GK 1 23x15px Marcos
RB 2 23x15px Francisco Arce
CB 3 23x15px Júnior Baiano
CB 4 23x15px Roque Júnior
LB 6 23x15px Júnior
DM 5 23x15px César Sampaio
DM 15 23x15px Galeano Substituted off 54'
AM 10 23x15px Alex Booked 28'
AM 11 23x15px Zinho (c)
CF 20 23x15px Faustino Asprilla Substituted off 56'
CF 7 23x15px Paulo Nunes Substituted off 77'
GK 21 23x15px Sérgio
DF 18 23x15px Cléber
DF 13 23x15px Tiago Silva
MF 8 23x15px Rogério
FW 9 23x15px Oséas Substituted in 56'
FW 19 23x15px Euller Substituted in 77'
FW 17 23x15px Evair Substituted in 54'
23x15px Luiz Felipe Scolari

Man of the Match:
23x15px Ryan Giggs (Manchester United)

Assistant referees:
Template:Country data KOR Jeon Young-Hyun (South Korea)
Template:Country data JPN Yoshikazu Hiroshima (Japan)
Fourth official:
Template:Country data JPN Masayoshi Okada (Japan)

See also


  1. "Weather history for Tokyo, Japan – Tuesday, November 30, 1999". Weather Underground. The Weather Channel. Retrieved 31 July 2014. 
  2. Leme de Arruda, Marcelo (2 January 2009). "Toyota Cup - Most Valuable Player of the Match Award". Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Archived from the original on 13 May 2011. Retrieved 12 January 2009. 
  3. "Manchester United 1 Palmeiras 0: Minute by minute". (Guardian News and Media). 30 November 1999. Retrieved 7 June 2011. 

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