Like at every of its competitions, FIFA's Technical Study Group will be responsible for selecting this 'theoretical' team of the best players of the FIFA Confederations Cup 1999. The designation of this fantasy team will take place after the semi-finals and will be based on a pre-selection of some 30 players made after the first stage.

At the FIFA Confederations Cup in 1997, the composition of the FIFA All-Star Team was as follows (see list below).

Goalkeeper
Al-Deayea (KSA)

Defenders
Junior Baiano (BRA)
Hornak (CZE)Fish (RSA)
Nyathi (RSA)

Midfielders
Roberto Carlos (BRA)
Dunga (BRA)Zelic (AUS)
Olivera (URU)

Forwards
Smicer (CZE)
Romario (BRA)

Substitutes
Bosnich (AUS)
GKMontero (URU)
DFDenilson (BRA)