No Pele is not the youngest, but he is the youngest to win a world cup at 17 years.
The youngest player to perform a hat trick in the World Cup was Pele in 1958. He was 17 years old.
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14 was the youngest a person played in the world cup. Dont know about other tournements.
The youngest player to score a goalin the world cup could be Edison Arantes di Nascemento or better known as Pele the black diamond.
Norman Whiteside of Northern Ireland was 17years 42 days when he played in the 1982 World Cup.
I don't think that there was really a youngest player in the World Cup history, but there was a youngest captain which was Fuad Amin of Saudi Arabia. I
Pele is the youngest to me as he was only 17 years , at his first world cup.
There was no F.I.F.A world cup in 2011.
Wasn't it Rooney for England at like 16 or 17 I'm pretty sure it was