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It was the second time that France staged the competition the first was in and the ninth time that it was held in Europe.

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President Chirac handed the trophy to French captain Didier Deschamps. It was the first World Cup to be held under the presidency of Sepp Blatter. Shearer Ince Merson Owen Batty. The World Cup matches were broadcast in countries.

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Since France won the selection process it was initially thought the bribery came from its bid committee. Maximum of three substitutions. Countries qualified for World Cup. Association football portal s portal France portal. France however took the lead after Brazilian defender Roberto Carlos conceded a corner from which Zidane scored via a header.

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As for France, they won their three group matches and defeated Paraguay in the knockout stages on golden goals. There was no qualification for the World Cup as places were given by invitation only. The Stade de France held the final. Iran and host United States failed to advance. Croatia beat the Netherlands to earn third place in the competition.

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Institut National de l'Audiovisuel. Three minutes before half-time, Zidane scored his second goal of the match, similarly another header from a corner.

In the second round, they faced Group D runners-up Paraguay. In every match, a stand was reserved for the press. France responded immediately with Lilian Thuram scoring his first international goal. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

In the semi-finals, France faced tournament surprise Croatia. The ball fell for him inside the penalty box, but he could only plant his shot into Barthez's arms. Both needed assistance from the squad medics but quickly recovered. Javier Castrilli Argentina.

Fourteen countries qualified from the European zone in addition to hosts France. Ali Bujsaim United Arab Emirates.

Arturo Brizio Carter Mexico. This made France the third country to host two World Cups, after Mexico and Italy in and respectively. Kim Milton Nielsen Denmark.

Country failed to qualify. Thuram then added a second twenty minutes from time to send France to their first ever World Cup final. Golden goal comes into play if a team scores during extra time, thus becoming the winner which concludes the game. This was the first World Cup where fourth officials used electronic boards, instead of cardboard.

In the semi-finals, Brazil faced the Netherlands in Marseille. France national football team matches. Replays showed, however, that there was minimal contact between the players. Rahman Al Zaid Saudi Arabia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Italy and Chile progressed to the second round, while Austria failed to score any win for the first time since and Cameroon failed to get out of the group stage for the second time in a row. British Broadcasting Corporation. Association football portal Paris portal s portal Brazil portal France portal. Blanc's expulsion meant he would miss the final.

Zinedine Zidane gave France the lead just before the half-hour mark with a header from an in-swinging corner from the right taken by Emmanuel Petit. It eventually transpired that the bribe payment was from the failed Moroccan bid. Brazil national football team matches. Countries that did not enter World Cup. For other uses, see World Cup disambiguation.

In the second half, Ronaldo had a chance to halve the deficit. They had a penalty shoot-out with Italy in the quarter-finals, and defeated recently formed Croatia to reach the final.

Zidane Lizarazu Trezeguet Henry Blanc. The winner of the Oceanian zone advanced to an intercontinental play-off against the runner-up of the Asian play-off, ea sports cricket 13 determined by the two best second placed teams.

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The Road to the Victory were released in the buildup to the World Cup and evidently were based on the tournament. Heading into the third game, Brazil had nothing to play for but still started its regulars against Norway, who was looking to upset Brazil once again. Montpellier however was considered ambitious by the selecting panel to host World Cup matches. French president Jacques Chirac was in attendance to congratulate and commiserate the winners and runners-up respectively after the match. Advance to knockout stage.