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When was France awarded the 1998 World Cup?

France was awarded the 1998 World Cup on 2 July 1992 by the executive committee of FIFA during a general meeting in Zürich, Switzerland.

What was the official song of the 1998 World Cup?

The official song of the 1998 FIFA World Cup was ” The Cup of Life ,” aka “La Copa de la Vida” recorded by Ricky Martin. The match ball for the 1998 World Cup, manufactured by Adidas was named the Tricolore, meaning ‘three-coloured’ in French.

Where did the World Cup draw take place in 1998?

The qualification draw for the 1998 World Cup finals took place in the Musée du Louvre, Paris on 12 December 1995. As tournament hosts, France was exempt from the draw as was defending champion Brazil. 174 teams from six confederations participated, 24 more than in the previous round.

Who are the players in the 1998 World Cup?

1 Claudio López 2 Mauricio Pineda 3 Javier Zanetti 4 Andreas Herzog 5 Toni Polster 6 Ivica Vastić 7 Luc Nilis 8 Emil Kostadinov 9 Patrick M’Boma 10 Pierre Njanka

How many German Americans are there in the United States?

German Americans (German: Deutschamerikaner, pronounced [ˈdɔʏ̯tʃʔameʁiˌkaːnɐ]) are Americans who have full or partial German ancestry. With an estimated size of approximately 43 million in 2019, German Americans are the largest of the self-reported ancestry groups by the United States Census Bureau in its American Community Survey.

Who was man of the match in 1998 World Cup?

France won the match 3–0 to claim their maiden World Cup, with the timing of the match two days before Bastille Day adding to the significance of the victory. Zinedine Zidane, who was named man of the match, scored twice before half-time and Emmanuel Petit added a third goal in the last minute.

Where did France play their World Cup matches?

France played four of their seven matches in the national stadium; they also played in the country’s second and third largest cities, Marseille (hosting 7 total matches) and Lyon (hosting 6 total matches), as well as a Round of 16 knockout match in the northern city of Lens (also hosting 6 total matches).