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 World Cup ' 98


Lyon   Lyon

Stade Gerland opened in 1926. It sits on a grass enbankment punctuated by four symbolic gateways and seats 44,000. (AP)

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Facts and Figures

 Most Famous Native: The Lumiere brothers, who invented a motion-picture system in 1895, and made what is regarded as the first movie.

 World Cup Venue: Gerland Stadium is the base camp of the U.S. team during the World Cup.

 Food-Related Oddity: Lyon's brand of gourmet cuisine is not for everyone. Specialties revolve around various ways to prepare animals' heads, feet, testicles and innards.


Complete First-Round Schedule

Date, Time (EDT) Opponents TV
June 13, 11:30 a.m. South Korea vs. MexicoESPN2
June 15, 11:30 a.m. Romania vs. Colombia ESPN
June 21, 3 p.m. United States vs. Iran ABC
June 24, 10 a.m. France vs. Denmark ESPN
June 26, 10 a.m. Japan vs. Jamaica ESPN
July 3, 3 p.m. Quarterfinal ABC

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