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 World Cup ' 98


Saint-Denis   Saint-Denis

The Stade de France, built at a cost of $415.6 million, can hold up to 105,000 spectators for certain events. For the World Cup, though, capacity will be 80,000.

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Facts and Figures

 Most Famous Native: Denis himself, the first bishop of Lutetia, who according to legend, carried his own head to this village after being decapitated in the 3rd century.

 Cup-Related Oddity: Local schoolchildren have been corresponding with peers in Barcelona, Milan and Manchester, England, trying to get to know other teams better.


Complete First-Round Schedule

Date, Time (EDT) Opponents TV
June 10, 11:30 a.m. Brazil vs. ScotlandESPN
June 13, 3 p.m. Netherlands vs. Belgium ABC
June 18, 3 p.m. France vs. Saudi Arabia ESPN
June 23, 10 a.m. Italy vs. Austria ESPN2
June 26, 3 p.m. Romania vs. Tunisia ESPN2
June 28, 3 p.m. Second Round (D winner vs. C second place) ABC
July 3, 10:30 a.m. Quarterfinals ESPN2
July 8, 3 p.m. Semifinals ABC
July 12, 3 p.m. Finals ABC

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