After a pulsating World Cup drew to a close after 22 days of action, Firstpost asked it writers to name their most memorable moment of the 2017 edition. Here's what they picked:
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Central American champions Mexico face Asian powerhouse Iran in pre-quarters
Iran have enjoyed a good run in this tournament, beating Guinea (3-1), Germany (4-0) and Costa Rica (3-0) to top Group C, while Mexico have not had a great tournament so far.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: England showed they were class apart; subpar Chile consumed by 'Group of Death'
England, with a superbly talented squad and excellent depth in their ranks, were the favourites to top the group right from the outset.
Two-time champions Mexico played out a goalless draw in a high-intensity Group F final game but that was enough for them to qualify for the knock-out stage of the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Saturday.
Mexico, who are on one point from two matches with a draw against Iraq, will qualify for the Round of 16 if they beat struggling Chile in the Group F match
Iraq were the underdogs coming into this competition but their familiarity with the Indian conditions and youngsters with extensive experience of playing together at this level have helped them script one of the feel-good stories of the FIFA U-17 World Cup.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Group scenarios ahead of final round, and what each team needs to do to qualify
Here's an explainer of the overall qualification criteria and scenarios for each groups of the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 going into the final round
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Mohammed Dawood strikes twice as Iraq register maiden win in tournament against Chile
Iraq tasted their maiden win of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup as Mohammed Dawood struck twice to inspire them to a 3-0 rout of Chile in their second group game at the Salt Lake Stadium on Wednesday.
Catch live score and updates from Group F match between Iraq and Chile.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Skilful England light up 'City of Joy', prove they are genuine title contenders
Coming into the tournament, England was an outside contender, on the back of a strong showing at the U-17 European championships, but their performance against Chile indicated why the other football powerhouses must take them seriously
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, Chile vs England, Football match result: Young Lions devour their opponents
Catch the live scores and updates from the Group F match between Chile and England.
Chile's best finish was third in their maiden appearance in 1993.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Chile doctor doing his best to look after players' health in hot and humid Kolkata
Chile doctor Cesar Kalazich said the conditions here are a from lot different from home and the side tried its best to adjust to the local weather in the limited time it had.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Chile players, troubled by Kolkata weather, set adapting to conditions as 'basic goal'
Chile have been the first to touch base but the Chile U-17 football side is yet to come to terms with Kolkata's searing heat and humidity, which could pose a problem during their upcoming World Cup campaign.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Chile's Antonio Diaz ready to avenge loss against Brazil should sides meet again
Chile, who hosted the youth tournament two years back, play England on Sunday in their Group F opener.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Group F shapes up to be tightest with fancied England, Mexico, Chile and Iraq
Group F, dubbed as the ‘Group of Death’ by pundits, throws up some intriguing contests. England and Mexico are likely to be the trailblazers but Iraq and Chile could spring a surprise.
England, Europe's representatives in the group, finished runners-up in the UEFA European U-17 Championship just months ago
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Complete squads of India, Brazil and other participating teams in mega event
With just over a week to go for the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 to commence, the 24 participating teams have announced their squad.
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Acing 'Group of Death' first step for Chile young guns to surpass 'golden generation'
Chile have been drawn against teams like Mexico, England and Iraq in what has been dubbed as the ‘Group of Death’.