Brazil in the World Cup Finals, World Cup Reports, World Cup Squad.
World Cup Appearances:
France 1998 was Brazil's 16th appearance in the World Cup Finals.
Best World Cup Performance:
The Brazilians have won the World Cup on four previous occasions: Sweden 1958, Chile
1962, Mexico 1970, and USA 1994 and they are the current holders going into France 1998.
More Facts About Brazil:
Brazil have staged the World Cup only once; way back in 1950,
when they were runners-up to Uruguay.
Brazil became the only country to win the World Cup four times, when
they beat Italy in the United States last time around. They are also the only country to
have taken part in every World Cup finals.
Their fans also take Samba to the world with every match
they attend. Intoxicating ensemble; always the team to beat.
10th June: vs. Scotland
(2:1) in Saint-Denis.
16th June: vs. Morocco
(3:0) in Nantes.
23rd June: vs. Norway
(1:2) in Marseilles.
Brazil topped their group despite losing the final match against
27th June: vs. Chile (4:1) in Paris.
Chile were not hot enough for Brazil in the second round, although the
match was a thriller.
3rd July: vs. Denmark (3:2) in Nantes.
In the quarter-finals Brazil found themselves a goal down to Denmark
in the second minute, but the World Champions turned on the style to win 3-2.
7th July: vs. Holland (1:1 aet) in Marseilles.
The semi-final against Holland was tight, but the World Champions came
through on penalties.
France 1998 World Cup Final
12th July: vs. France (0:3) in Saint-Denis.
Brazil, with Ronaldo clearly not at his best, fell apart in the final.
France became the new World Champions, after beating the Brazilians
emphatically, and end Zagallo's run of World Cup winning involvement.
Confederacion Sudamericana de Futbol.
Confederacao Brasileira de
1 Claudio Andr� Taffarel (At. Mineiro)
12 Carlos Germano Schwamback Neto (Vasco da Gama)
22 Dida Nelson de Jesus da Silva (Cruzeiro)
2 Marcos Evangelista de Moraes Cafu (AS Roma)
3 Aldair Nascimento Santos (AS Roma)
4 Raimundo Ferreira Ramos Junior Baiano (Flamengo)
6 Roberto Carlos da Silva (Real Madrid)
14 Marcelo Gon�alves Costa Lopes (Botafogo)
15 Andre Alves Cruz (AC Milan)
16 Jos� Roberto da Silva Junior Ze Roberto (Flamengo)
5 Carlos Cesar Sampaio Campos (Ana Soto Kogyo)
7 Giovanni Silva de Oliveira (FC Barcelona)
8 Carlos Caetano Bledorn Verri Dunga (Jubilo Iwata)
10 Rivaldo Victor Borba Ferreira (FC Barcelona)
13 Jose Carlos Ze Carlos de Almeida (Sao Paulo)
17 Dorival Guidoni Junior Doriva (Porto)
18 Leonardo Nascimento de Araujo (AC Milan)
19 Denilson de Oliveira (Sao Paulo)
9 Ronaldo Luiz Nazario de Lima (Inter Milan)
11 Emerson da Rosa (Bayer Leverkusen)
20 Jos� Roberto Gama de Oliveira Bebeto (Botafogo)
21 Edmundo Alves de Souza Neto (Fiorentina)
Brazil, Morocco, Norway, Scotland.
Austria, Cameroon, Chile, Italy.
Denmark, France, Saudi Arabia, South Africa.
Bulgaria, Nigeria, Paraguay, Spain.
Belgium, Holland, Mexico, South Korea.
Germany, Iran, United States, Yugoslavia.
Colombia, England, Romania, Tunisia.
Argentina, Croatia, Jamaica, Japan.
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