Coupe du Monde – France 98

1998 FIFA World Cup official logo

Tournament details

Host country France

Dates 10 June – 12 July

Teams 32 (from 5 confederations)

Venue(s) 10 (in 10 host cities)

Final positions

Champions France (1st title)

Runners-up Brazil

Third place Croatia

Fourth place Netherlands

Tournament statistics

Matches played 64

Goals scored 171 (2.67 per match)

Attendance 2,785,100 (43,517 per match)

Top scorer(s) Davor Šuker (6 goals)

Best player Ronaldo

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The 1998 FIFA World Cup was the 16th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams. It was held in France from 10 June to 12 July 1998. The country was chosen as the host nation by FIFA for the second time in the history of the tournament, defeating Morocco in the bidding process.

The tournament was won by France, who beat Brazil 3–0 in the final. France won their first title, becoming the seventh nation to win a World Cup, and the sixth hosts to win it.

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