Complete list of players in the qualifying matches. It was held in france from 10 june to 12 july 1998.
Davor suker was top scorer with 5 goals.
World cup 1998 best players. Others seem fired up by the global attention playing in ways they never could for. The finest players in the world sometimes dont quite manage to produce their best on the biggest stage of all. It was the second time that france staged the competition the first was in.
France players in the 1998 soccer world cup information about the complete roster of france national soccer team in the france 1998 world cup with players jersey numbers position on the field dob club and coach. Each team was required to submit a squad of 22. Team captain zvonimir boban is the only players that appeared in all 10 qualifying matches.
Its hard to believe the 1998 world cup was 20 years ago with such iconic moments as zinedine zidanes brace in the final romanias blond hair and ronaldo destroying everything in his path still. Ardian kozniku petar krpan anthony seric and vladimir vasilj did not appear in any of the qualifying matches but made the final world cup squad. The 10 best players of france 98.
Here we look at the 1998 edition won by france on. The 1998 fifa world cup was the 16th fifa world cup a quadrennial football tournament contested by the senior mens teams of the national associations affiliated to fifa the international federation of association football. After watching the france 98 world cup final on saturday afternoon we dug into the archive to uncover jonathan wilsons look back at the legends.
The 1998 fifa world player of the year award was won by zinedine zidane after scoring twice in frances 30 win over brazil in the 1998 fifa world cup final. The 1998 fifa world cup was the 16th fifa world cup the world championship for mens national association football teams. 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 played in france from 10 june to 12 july 1998 and featured 32 teams divided into eight groups of four.