Stadiums of World Cup 1998

France hosted World Cup 1998. This was the second time the event had been hosted by the French, the first having been in 1938. It was a successful event, with little controversy.

Ten stadiums were used to host World Cup 1998. Many of the stadiums used hosted their second World Cup, having previously helped to host the event in 1938. These arenas included the Parc des Princes in Paris, Stadium de Toulouse, the Gerland in Lyon, the Parc Lescure in Bordeaux and the Stade Velodrome in Marseille. Other stadiums, used for their first World Cup, included the suprise inclusion of Montpellier's Stade de la Mosson.

The final took place at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis. Hosts France were victorious, defeating Brazil 3 - 0.


World Cup 1998 Venues : Stade de France, Stade Velodrome, Parc des Princes, Stade de Gerland, Stade Felix-Bollaert, Stade de la Beaujoire, Stadium de Toulouse, Stade Geoffroy-Guichard, Parc Lescure and Stade de la Mosson.