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 World Cup ' 98


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The Parc des Princes opened in 1972, and has been the site of numerous victories for the French national soccer and rugby teams. Capacity will be 49,000 after renovations.

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Facts and Figures

Paris is the largest city in France and has been a magnet for philosophers and artists for centuries.

 Most Famous Movements: Impressionism, Surrealism, Existentialism.

 Tourist Destination Trivia: The Arc de Triomphe on the Champs-Elysees was commissioned by Napoleon to honor his army.


Complete First-Round Schedule

Date, Time (EDT) Opponents TV
June 15, 3 p.m. Germany vs. United StatesABC
June 19, 11:30 a.m. Nigeria vs. Bulgaria ESPN2
June 21, 11:30 a.m. Argentina vs. Jamaica ESPN2
June 25, 10 a.m. Belgium vs. South Korea ESPN2
June 27, 3 p.m. Second Round (A winner vs. B second place) ABC
July 11, 3 p.m. Third-Place Match ABC

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