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1998 FIFA World Cup

The 1998 FIFA World Cup was the 16th FIFA World Cup , the world championship for men's national men's nationalassociation football teams. It was held in France from 10 June to 12 July 1998. The country was chosen as the host nation by host nationFIFA for the second time in the history of the tournament, defeating Morocco in the bidding process. It was the second time that France staged the competition (the first was in 1938 ), and the ninth time that it was held in Europe. Qualification... read more

1998 FIFA World Cup squads

The 1998 FIFA World Cup was the 16th FIFA World Cup, a quadrennial football tournament contested by the senior men's teams of the national associations affiliated to FIFA (the International Federation of Association Football). The tournament was played in France from 10 June to 12 July 1998 and featured 32 teams divided into eight groups of four. Each team was required to submit a squad of 22 players – numbered sequentially from 1 to 22 – from whom they would select their teams for each match... read more

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1998 FIFA World Cup Final

The 1998 FIFA World Cup Final was a football match that was played on 12 July 1998 at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis to determine the winner of the 1998 FIFA World Cup. The final was contested by Brazil, who were the defending champions having won the previous FIFA World Cup four years earlier in 1994, and the host nation France, who had reached the final of the tournament for the first time.France won the match 3–0 to claim the World Cup for the first time, with the timing of the match two... read more

1998 FIFA World Cup qualification

A total of 174 teams entered the 1998 FIFA World Cup qualification rounds which began with the preliminary qualification draw on 12 December 1995 at Paris, competing for a total of 32 spots in the final tournament. This is the first time there would be 32 teams in the finals. France, as the hosts, and Brazil, as the defending champions, qualified automatically, leaving 30 spots open for competition.The 32 spots available in the 1998 World Cup would be distributed among the continental zones as follows:A... read more

1998 FIFA World Cup seeding

To calculate the seeding for the 1998 FIFA World Cup, FIFA used the FIFA World Rankings in combination with performances of national teams in the three previous World Cups.For the ranking part, points were allocated on the basis of 32 for the best achieving of the 32 qualifiers for 1998 FIFA World Cup in each of the three fields considered, down to one for the lowest ranking.For the World Cup performance part, points were allocated as follows:The seedings table uses these points obtained from the... read more

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1998 FIFA World Cup broadcasting rights

FIFA, through several companies, sold the rights for the broadcast of the 1998 FIFA World Cup to the following broadcasters.==Television broadcasters == Listed below are confirmed to have screened some or all of the matches, with a total of 64-matches that were played in 10-stadiums located across 10-different host cities. The opening ceremony/opening match was between Brazil and Scotland and the closing ceremony/final tournament was won by France who beat Brazil 3–0 in the final. France won their... read more

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1998 FIFA World Cup disciplinary record

In the 1998 FIFA World Cup the main disciplinary action taken against players came in the form of red and yellow cards. Any player picking up a red card is automatically banned for his country's next game (if it is a serious offense FIFA may extend this ban to a number of games). Players also receive a one-game ban if they pick up two yellow cards within the group stage or within the knockout stage.===By individual===Disciplinary Record, 1998 Fifa World CupCategory:FIFA World Cup disciplinary records read more

Brazil at the 1998 FIFA World Cup

At the 1998 FIFA World Cup, Brazil participated for the 16th time in the event. The country remained as the only national team to have participated in every installment of the FIFA World Cup. Brazil reached the final where they were defeated 3-0 by France. read more

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