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The 1998 FIFA World Cup was the 16th FIFA World Cup, a quadrennial football tournament contested by the senior men's teams of the national associations affiliated to FIFA (the International Federation of Association Football). The tournament was played in France from 10 June to 12 July 1998 and featured 32 teams divided into eight groups of four. Each team was required to submit a squad of 22 players – numbered sequentially from 1 to 22 – from whom they would select their teams for each match at the tournament, with the final squads to be submitted by 1 June 1998. In total, 704 players were selected for the tournament.

Players' ages as of 10 June 1998 – the tournament's opening day.

Contents

Group AEdit

BrazilEdit

Head coach: Mário Zagallo

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Cláudio Taffarel (1966-05-08)8 May 1966 (aged 32) 94   Atlético Mineiro
2 2DF Cafu (1970-06-07)7 June 1970 (aged 28) 64   Roma
3 2DF Aldair (1965-11-30)30 November 1965 (aged 32) 66   Roma
4 2DF Júnior Baiano (1970-03-14)14 March 1970 (aged 28) 17   Flamengo
5 3MF César Sampaio (1968-03-31)31 March 1968 (aged 30) 34   Yokohama Flügels
6 2DF Roberto Carlos (1973-04-10)10 April 1973 (aged 25) 46   Real Madrid
7 3MF Giovanni (1972-02-04)4 February 1972 (aged 26) 14   Barcelona
8 3MF Dunga (captain) (1963-10-31)31 October 1963 (aged 34) 84   Júbilo Iwata
9 4FW Ronaldo (1976-09-22)22 September 1976 (aged 21) 37   Inter Milan
10 3MF Rivaldo (1972-04-19)19 April 1972 (aged 26) 15   Barcelona
11 3MF Emerson (1976-04-04)4 April 1976 (aged 22) 3   Bayer Leverkusen
12 1GK Carlos Germano (1970-08-14)14 August 1970 (aged 27) 9   Vasco da Gama
13 2DF Zé Carlos (1968-11-14)14 November 1968 (aged 29) 0   São Paulo
14 2DF Gonçalves (1966-02-22)22 February 1966 (aged 32) 22   Botafogo
15 2DF André Cruz (1968-09-20)20 September 1968 (aged 29) 31   Milan
16 3MF Zé Roberto (1974-07-06)6 July 1974 (aged 23) 20   Flamengo
17 3MF Doriva (1972-05-28)28 May 1972 (aged 26) 11   Porto
18 3MF Leonardo (1969-09-05)5 September 1969 (aged 28) 45   Milan
19 3MF Denílson (1977-08-24)24 August 1977 (aged 20) 26   São Paulo
20 4FW Bebeto (1964-02-16)16 February 1964 (aged 34) 68   Botafogo
21 4FW Edmundo (1971-04-02)2 April 1971 (aged 27) 33   Fiorentina
22 1GK Dida (1973-10-07)7 October 1973 (aged 24) 15   Cruzeiro

MoroccoEdit

Head coach: Henri Michel

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Abelkader El Brazi (1964-11-05)5 November 1964 (aged 33) 37   FAR Rabat
2 2DF Abdelilah Saber (1974-04-21)21 April 1974 (aged 24) 25   Sporting CP
3 2DF Abdelkrim El Hadrioui (1972-03-06)6 March 1972 (aged 26) 59   Benfica
4 2DF Youssef Rossi (1973-06-28)28 June 1973 (aged 24) 20   Rennes
5 2DF Smahi Triki (1967-08-01)1 August 1967 (aged 30) 16   Lausanne
6 2DF Noureddine Naybet (captain) (1970-02-10)10 February 1970 (aged 28) 91   Deportivo La Coruña
7 3MF Mustapha Hadji (1971-11-16)16 November 1971 (aged 26) 42   Deportivo La Coruña
8 3MF Saïd Chiba (1970-09-18)18 September 1970 (aged 27) 23   Compostela
9 4FW Abdeljalil Hadda (1972-03-21)21 March 1972 (aged 26) 11   Club Africain
10 4FW Abderrahim Ouakili (1970-12-11)11 December 1970 (aged 27) 8   1860 Munich
11 3MF Ali El Khattabi (1977-01-17)17 January 1977 (aged 21) 6   Heerenveen
12 1GK Driss Benzekri (1970-12-31)31 December 1970 (aged 27) 6   RS Settat
13 2DF Rachid Neqrouz (1972-04-10)10 April 1972 (aged 26) 13   Bari
14 4FW Salaheddine Bassir (1972-09-05)5 September 1972 (aged 25) 26   Deportivo La Coruña
15 2DF Lahcen Abrami (1969-12-31)31 December 1969 (aged 28) 41   Wydad Casablanca
16 3MF Rachid Azzouzi (1971-01-10)10 January 1971 (aged 27) 35   Greuther Fürth
17 3MF Gharib Amzine (1973-05-03)3 May 1973 (aged 25) 2   Mulhouse
18 3MF Youssef Chippo (1973-05-10)10 May 1973 (aged 25) 20   Porto
19 2DF Jamal Sellami (1970-10-06)6 October 1970 (aged 27) 0   Raja Casablanca
20 2DF Tahar El Khalej (1968-06-16)16 June 1968 (aged 29) 54   Benfica
21 4FW Rachid Rokki (1974-11-08)8 November 1974 (aged 23) 2   SCCM Mohammédia
22 1GK Mustapha Chadili (1973-02-14)14 February 1973 (aged 25) 0   Raja Casablanca

NorwayEdit

Head coach: Egil Olsen

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Frode Grodås (captain) (1964-10-24)24 October 1964 (aged 33) 39   Tottenham Hotspur
2 2DF Gunnar Halle (1965-08-11)11 August 1965 (aged 32) 60   Leeds United
3 2DF Ronny Johnsen (1969-06-10)10 June 1969 (aged 29) 33   Manchester United
4 2DF Henning Berg (1969-09-01)1 September 1969 (aged 28) 52   Manchester United
5 2DF Stig Inge Bjørnebye (1969-12-11)11 December 1969 (aged 28) 62   Liverpool
6 3MF Ståle Solbakken (1968-02-27)27 February 1968 (aged 30) 34   AaB
7 3MF Erik Mykland (1971-07-21)21 July 1971 (aged 26) 54   Panathinaikos
8 3MF Øyvind Leonhardsen (1970-08-17)17 August 1970 (aged 27) 55   Liverpool
9 4FW Tore André Flo (1973-06-15)15 June 1973 (aged 24) 25   Chelsea
10 3MF Kjetil Rekdal (1968-11-06)6 November 1968 (aged 29) 66   Hertha BSC
11 3MF Mini Jakobsen (1965-11-08)8 November 1965 (aged 32) 64   Rosenborg
12 1GK Thomas Myhre (1973-10-16)16 October 1973 (aged 24) 1   Everton
13 1GK Espen Baardsen (1977-12-07)7 December 1977 (aged 20) 1   Tottenham Hotspur
14 2DF Vegard Heggem (1975-07-13)13 July 1975 (aged 22) 1   Rosenborg
15 2DF Dan Eggen (1970-01-13)13 January 1970 (aged 28) 13   Celta Vigo
16 3MF Jostein Flo (1964-10-03)3 October 1964 (aged 33) 44   Strømsgodset
17 3MF Håvard Flo (1970-04-04)4 April 1970 (aged 28) 9   Werder Bremen
18 4FW Egil Østenstad (1972-01-02)2 January 1972 (aged 26) 13   Southampton
19 2DF Erik Hoftun (1969-03-03)3 March 1969 (aged 29) 1   Rosenborg
20 4FW Ole Gunnar Solskjær (1973-02-26)26 February 1973 (aged 25) 13   Manchester United
21 3MF Vidar Riseth (1972-04-21)21 April 1972 (aged 26) 4   LASK Linz
22 3MF Roar Strand (1970-02-02)2 February 1970 (aged 28) 5   Rosenborg

ScotlandEdit

Head coach: Craig Brown

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Jim Leighton (1958-07-24)24 July 1958 (aged 39) 86   Aberdeen
2 3MF Jackie McNamara (1973-10-24)24 October 1973 (aged 24) 6   Celtic
3 2DF Tom Boyd (1965-11-24)24 November 1965 (aged 32) 55   Celtic
4 2DF Colin Calderwood (1965-01-20)20 January 1965 (aged 33) 28   Tottenham Hotspur
5 2DF Colin Hendry (captain) (1965-12-07)7 December 1965 (aged 32) 32   Blackburn Rovers
6 2DF Tosh McKinlay (1964-12-03)3 December 1964 (aged 33) 19   Celtic
7 4FW Kevin Gallacher (1966-11-23)23 November 1966 (aged 31) 36   Blackburn Rovers
8 3MF Craig Burley (1971-09-24)24 September 1971 (aged 26) 25   Celtic
9 4FW Gordon Durie (1965-12-06)6 December 1965 (aged 32) 40   Rangers
10 3MF Darren Jackson (1966-07-25)25 July 1966 (aged 31) 24   Celtic
11 3MF John Collins (1968-01-31)31 January 1968 (aged 30) 49   AS Monaco
12 1GK Neil Sullivan (1970-02-24)24 February 1970 (aged 28) 3   Wimbledon
13 4FW Simon Donnelly (1974-12-01)1 December 1974 (aged 23) 8   Celtic
14 3MF Paul Lambert (1969-08-07)7 August 1969 (aged 28) 12   Celtic
15 3MF Scot Gemmill (1971-01-02)2 January 1971 (aged 27) 13   Nottingham Forest
16 2DF David Weir (1970-05-10)10 May 1970 (aged 28) 5   Hearts
17 3MF Billy McKinlay (1969-04-22)22 April 1969 (aged 29) 25   Blackburn Rovers
18 2DF Matt Elliott (1969-11-01)1 November 1969 (aged 28) 3   Leicester City
19 2DF Derek Whyte (1968-08-31)31 August 1968 (aged 29) 11   Aberdeen
20 4FW Scott Booth (1971-12-16)16 December 1971 (aged 26) 16   Utrecht
21 1GK Jonathan Gould (1968-07-18)18 July 1968 (aged 29) 0   Celtic
22 2DF Christian Dailly (1973-10-23)23 October 1973 (aged 24) 10   Derby County

Group BEdit

AustriaEdit

Head coach: Herbert Prohaska

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Michael Konsel (1962-03-06)6 March 1962 (aged 36) NA   Roma
2 3MF Markus Schopp (1974-02-22)22 February 1974 (aged 24) NA   Sturm Graz
3 2DF Peter Schöttel (1967-03-26)26 March 1967 (aged 31) NA   Rapid Wien
4 2DF Anton Pfeffer (1965-08-17)17 August 1965 (aged 32) NA   Austria Wien
5 2DF Wolfgang Feiersinger (1965-01-30)30 January 1965 (aged 33) NA   Borussia Dortmund
6 2DF Walter Kogler (1967-12-12)12 December 1967 (aged 30) NA   Cannes
7 4FW Mario Haas (1974-09-16)16 September 1974 (aged 23) NA   Sturm Graz
8 3MF Heimo Pfeifenberger (1966-12-29)29 December 1966 (aged 31) NA   Werder Bremen
9 4FW Ivica Vastić (1969-09-29)29 September 1969 (aged 28) NA   Sturm Graz
10 3MF Andreas Herzog (1968-09-10)10 September 1968 (aged 29) NA   Werder Bremen
11 3MF Martin Amerhauser (1974-07-23)23 July 1974 (aged 23) NA   Austria Salzburg
12 2DF Martin Hiden (1973-03-11)11 March 1973 (aged 25) NA   Leeds United
13 3MF Harald Cerny (1973-09-13)13 September 1973 (aged 24) NA   1860 Munich
14 4FW Hannes Reinmayr (1969-08-23)23 August 1969 (aged 28) NA   Sturm Graz
15 3MF Arnold Wetl (1970-02-02)2 February 1970 (aged 28) NA   Rapid Wien
16 1GK Franz Wohlfahrt (1964-07-01)1 July 1964 (aged 33) NA   VfB Stuttgart
17 3MF Roman Mählich (1971-09-17)17 September 1971 (aged 26) NA   Sturm Graz
18 3MF Peter Stöger (1966-04-11)11 April 1966 (aged 32) NA   LASK Linz
19 4FW Toni Polster (captain) (1964-03-10)10 March 1964 (aged 34) NA   1. FC Köln
20 3MF Andreas Heraf (1967-09-10)10 September 1967 (aged 30) NA   Rapid Wien
21 1GK Wolfgang Knaller (1961-10-09)9 October 1961 (aged 36) NA   Austria Wien
22 3MF Dietmar Kühbauer (1971-04-04)4 April 1971 (aged 27) NA   Real Sociedad

CameroonEdit

Head coach:   Claude Le Roy

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Jacques Songo'o (1964-03-17)17 March 1964 (aged 34) NA   Deportivo La Coruña
2 3MF Joseph Elanga (1979-05-02)2 May 1979 (aged 19) NA   Tonnerre Yaoundé
3 2DF Pierre Womé (1979-03-26)26 March 1979 (aged 19) NA   Lucchese
4 2DF Rigobert Song (1976-07-01)1 July 1976 (aged 21) NA   Metz
5 2DF Raymond Kalla (1975-04-22)22 April 1975 (aged 23) NA   Panachaiki
6 2DF Pierre Njanka (1975-03-15)15 March 1975 (aged 23) NA   Olympic Mvolyé
7 4FW François Omam-Biyik (captain) (1966-05-21)21 May 1966 (aged 32) NA   Sampdoria
8 3MF Didier Angibeaud (1974-10-08)8 October 1974 (aged 23) NA   Nice
9 4FW Alphonse Tchami (1971-09-14)14 September 1971 (aged 26) NA   Hertha BSC
10 4FW Patrick M'Boma (1970-11-15)15 November 1970 (aged 27) NA   Gamba Osaka
11 4FW Samuel Eto'o (1981-03-10)10 March 1981 (aged 17) NA   Leganés
12 2DF Lauren (1977-01-19)19 January 1977 (aged 21) NA   Levante
13 2DF Patrice Abanda (1978-08-03)3 August 1978 (aged 19) NA   Tonnerre Yaoundé
14 3MF Augustine Simo (1978-09-18)18 September 1978 (aged 19) NA   Saint-Étienne
15 3MF Joseph N'Do (1976-04-28)28 April 1976 (aged 22) NA   Cottonsport Garoua
16 1GK William Andem (1968-06-14)14 June 1968 (aged 29) NA   Boavista
17 2DF Michel Pensée (1973-06-16)16 June 1973 (aged 24) NA   Cheonan Ilhwa Chunma
18 4FW Samuel Ipoua (1973-03-01)1 March 1973 (aged 25) NA   Rapid Wien
19 3MF Marcel Mahouvé (1973-01-16)16 January 1973 (aged 25) NA   Montpellier
20 3MF Salomon Olembé (1980-12-08)8 December 1980 (aged 17) NA   Nantes
21 4FW Joseph-Désiré Job (1977-12-01)1 December 1977 (aged 20) NA   Lyon
22 1GK Alioum Boukar (1972-01-03)3 January 1972 (aged 26) NA   Samsunspor

ChileEdit

Head coach:   Nelson Acosta

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Nelson Tapia (1966-09-22)22 September 1966 (aged 31) 34   Universidad Católica
2 2DF Cristián Castañeda (1968-09-18)18 September 1968 (aged 29) 24   Universidad de Chile
3 2DF Ronald Fuentes (1969-06-22)22 June 1969 (aged 28) 41   Universidad de Chile
4 2DF Francisco Rojas (1974-07-22)22 July 1974 (aged 23) 12   Colo-Colo
5 2DF Javier Margas (1969-05-10)10 May 1969 (aged 29) 52   Universidad Católica
6 2DF Pedro Reyes (1972-11-13)13 November 1972 (aged 25) 24   Colo-Colo
7 3MF Nelson Parraguez (1971-04-05)5 April 1971 (aged 27) 37   Universidad Católica
8 3MF Clarence Acuña (1975-02-08)8 February 1975 (aged 23) 28   Universidad de Chile
9 4FW Iván Zamorano (captain) (1967-01-18)18 January 1967 (aged 31) 42   Inter Milan
10 3MF José Luis Sierra (1968-12-05)5 December 1968 (aged 29) 31   Colo-Colo
11 4FW Marcelo Salas (1974-12-24)24 December 1974 (aged 23) 39   River Plate
12 1GK Marcelo Ramírez (1965-05-29)29 May 1965 (aged 33) 19   Colo-Colo
13 4FW Manuel Neira (1977-10-12)12 October 1977 (aged 20) 5   Colo-Colo
14 2DF Miguel Ramírez (1970-06-11)11 June 1970 (aged 27) 38   Universidad Católica
15 2DF Moisés Villarroel (1976-02-12)12 February 1976 (aged 22) 10   Santiago Wanderers
16 2DF Mauricio Aros (1976-03-09)9 March 1976 (aged 22) 4   Universidad de Chile
17 3MF Marcelo Vega (1971-08-12)12 August 1971 (aged 26) 29   MetroStars
18 3MF Luis Musrri (1968-12-24)24 December 1968 (aged 29) 27   Universidad de Chile
19 3MF Fernando Cornejo (1969-01-28)28 January 1969 (aged 29) 27   Cobreloa
20 3MF Fabián Estay (1968-10-05)5 October 1968 (aged 29) 48   Toluca
21 4FW Rodrigo Barrera (1970-03-30)30 March 1970 (aged 28) 22   Universidad de Chile
22 1GK Carlos Tejas (1974-10-04)4 October 1974 (aged 23) 0   Coquimbo Unido

ItalyEdit

Head coach: Cesare Maldini

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Francesco Toldo (1971-12-02)2 December 1971 (aged 26) 6   Fiorentina
2 2DF Giuseppe Bergomi (1963-12-22)22 December 1963 (aged 34) 78   Inter Milan
3 2DF Paolo Maldini (captain) (1968-06-26)26 June 1968 (aged 29) 88   Milan
4 2DF Fabio Cannavaro (1973-09-13)13 September 1973 (aged 24) 14   Parma
5 2DF Alessandro Costacurta (1966-04-24)24 April 1966 (aged 32) 54   Milan
6 2DF Alessandro Nesta (1976-03-19)19 March 1976 (aged 22) 12   Lazio
7 2DF Gianluca Pessotto (1970-08-11)11 August 1970 (aged 27) 4   Juventus
8 2DF Moreno Torricelli (1970-01-23)23 January 1970 (aged 28) 6   Juventus
9 3MF Demetrio Albertini (1971-08-23)23 August 1971 (aged 26) 57   Milan
10 4FW Alessandro Del Piero (1974-11-09)9 November 1974 (aged 23) 19   Juventus
11 3MF Dino Baggio (1971-07-24)24 July 1971 (aged 26) 46   Parma
12 1GK Gianluca Pagliuca (1966-12-18)18 December 1966 (aged 31) 34   Inter Milan
13 3MF Sandro Cois (1972-06-09)9 June 1972 (aged 26) 1   Fiorentina
14 3MF Luigi Di Biagio (1971-06-03)3 June 1971 (aged 27) 13   Roma
15 3MF Angelo Di Livio (1966-07-26)26 July 1966 (aged 31) 21   Juventus
16 3MF Roberto Di Matteo (1970-05-29)29 May 1970 (aged 28) 32   Chelsea
17 3MF Francesco Moriero (1969-03-31)31 March 1969 (aged 29) 3   Inter Milan
18 4FW Roberto Baggio (1967-02-18)18 February 1967 (aged 31) 48   Bologna
19 4FW Filippo Inzaghi (1973-08-09)9 August 1973 (aged 24) 4   Juventus
20 4FW Enrico Chiesa (1970-12-29)29 December 1970 (aged 27) 6   Parma
21 4FW Christian Vieri (1973-07-12)12 July 1973 (aged 24) 8   Atlético Madrid
22 1GK Gianluigi Buffon (1978-01-28)28 January 1978 (aged 20) 2   Parma

Group CEdit

DenmarkEdit

Head coach:   Bo Johansson

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Peter Schmeichel (1963-11-18)18 November 1963 (aged 34) 100   Manchester United
2 2DF Michael Schjønberg (1967-01-19)19 January 1967 (aged 31) 28   1. FC Kaiserslautern
3 2DF Marc Rieper (1968-06-05)5 June 1968 (aged 30) 53   Celtic
4 2DF Jes Høgh (1966-05-07)7 May 1966 (aged 32) 37   Fenerbahçe
5 2DF Jan Heintze (1963-08-17)17 August 1963 (aged 34) 39   Bayer Leverkusen
6 2DF Thomas Helveg (1971-06-24)24 June 1971 (aged 26) 30   Udinese
7 3MF Allan Nielsen (1971-03-13)13 March 1971 (aged 27) 18   Tottenham Hotspur
8 3MF Per Frandsen (1970-02-06)6 February 1970 (aged 28) 12   Bolton Wanderers
9 4FW Miklos Molnar (1970-04-10)10 April 1970 (aged 28) 9   Sevilla
10 3MF Michael Laudrup (captain) (1964-06-15)15 June 1964 (aged 33) 99   Ajax
11 4FW Brian Laudrup (1969-02-22)22 February 1969 (aged 29) 77   Rangers
12 2DF Søren Colding (1972-09-02)2 September 1972 (aged 25) 4   Brøndby
13 2DF Jacob Laursen (1971-10-06)6 October 1971 (aged 26) 22   Derby County
14 3MF Morten Wieghorst (1971-02-25)25 February 1971 (aged 27) 11   Celtic
15 3MF Stig Tøfting (1969-08-14)14 August 1969 (aged 28) 4   MSV Duisburg
16 1GK Mogens Krogh (1963-10-31)31 October 1963 (aged 34) 8   Brøndby
17 3MF Bjarne Goldbæk (1968-10-06)6 October 1968 (aged 29) 11   Copenhagen
18 4FW Peter Møller (1972-03-23)23 March 1972 (aged 26) 11   PSV
19 4FW Ebbe Sand (1972-07-19)19 July 1972 (aged 25) 2   Brøndby
20 2DF René Henriksen (1969-08-27)27 August 1969 (aged 28) 2   Akademisk
21 3MF Martin Jørgensen (1975-10-06)6 October 1975 (aged 22) 4   Udinese
22 1GK Peter Kjær (1965-11-05)5 November 1965 (aged 32) 0   Silkeborg

FranceEdit

Head coach: Aimé Jacquet

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Bernard Lama (1963-04-07)7 April 1963 (aged 35) 37   Paris Saint-Germain
2 2DF Vincent Candela (1973-10-24)24 October 1973 (aged 24) 10   Roma
3 2DF Bixente Lizarazu (1969-12-09)9 December 1969 (aged 28) 32   Bayern Munich
4 3MF Patrick Vieira (1976-06-23)23 June 1976 (aged 21) 7   Arsenal
5 2DF Laurent Blanc (1965-11-19)19 November 1965 (aged 32) 68   Marseille
6 3MF Youri Djorkaeff (1968-03-09)9 March 1968 (aged 30) 37   Inter Milan
7 3MF Didier Deschamps (captain) (1968-10-15)15 October 1968 (aged 29) 69   Juventus
8 2DF Marcel Desailly (1968-09-07)7 September 1968 (aged 29) 41   Milan
9 4FW Stéphane Guivarc'h (1970-09-06)6 September 1970 (aged 27) 6   Auxerre
10 3MF Zinedine Zidane (1972-06-23)23 June 1972 (aged 25) 33   Juventus
11 3MF Robert Pires (1973-10-29)29 October 1973 (aged 24) 13   Metz
12 4FW Thierry Henry (1977-08-17)17 August 1977 (aged 20) 3   Monaco
13 3MF Bernard Diomède (1974-01-23)23 January 1974 (aged 24) 6   Auxerre
14 3MF Alain Boghossian (1970-10-27)27 October 1970 (aged 27) 6   Sampdoria
15 2DF Lilian Thuram (1972-01-01)1 January 1972 (aged 26) 32   Parma
16 1GK Fabien Barthez (1971-06-28)28 June 1971 (aged 26) 12   Monaco
17 3MF Emmanuel Petit (1970-09-22)22 September 1970 (aged 27) 17   Arsenal
18 2DF Frank Lebœuf (1968-01-22)22 January 1968 (aged 30) 13   Chelsea
19 3MF Christian Karembeu (1970-12-03)3 December 1970 (aged 27) 31   Real Madrid
20 4FW David Trezeguet (1977-10-15)15 October 1977 (aged 20) 4   Monaco
21 4FW Christophe Dugarry (1972-03-24)24 March 1972 (aged 26) 23   Marseille
22 1GK Lionel Charbonnier (1966-10-25)25 October 1966 (aged 31) 1   Auxerre

Saudi ArabiaEdit

Head coach:   Carlos Alberto Parreira (fired after two matches, replaced by Mohammed Al-Kharashy for the final match)

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Mohamed Al-Deayea (1972-08-02)2 August 1972 (aged 25) 94   Al-Ta'ee
2 2DF Mohammed Al-Jahani (1974-09-28)28 September 1974 (aged 23) 64   Al-Ahli
3 2DF Mohammed Al-Khilaiwi (1971-09-01)1 September 1971 (aged 26) 86   Al-Ittihad
4 3MF Abdullah Zubromawi (1973-11-15)15 November 1973 (aged 24) 83   Al-Ahli
5 2DF Ahmad Jamil Madani (1970-01-06)6 January 1970 (aged 28) 94   Al-Ittihad
6 3MF Fuad Anwar (1972-10-13)13 October 1972 (aged 25) 95   Al-Shabab
7 4FW Ibrahim Al-Shahrani (1974-07-21)21 July 1974 (aged 23) 19   Al-Ahli
8 4FW Obeid Al-Dosari (1975-10-02)2 October 1975 (aged 22) 61   Al-Wehda
9 4FW Sami Al-Jaber (1972-12-11)11 December 1972 (aged 25) 85   Al-Hilal
10 4FW Saeed Al-Owairan (1967-08-19)19 August 1967 (aged 30) 55   Al-Shabab
11 4FW Fahad Al-Mehallel (1970-11-11)11 November 1970 (aged 27) 85   Al-Shabab
12 3MF Ibrahim Al-Harbi (1975-07-10)10 July 1975 (aged 22) 47   Al-Nasr
13 2DF Hussein Sulaimani (1977-01-23)23 January 1977 (aged 21) 40   Al-Ahli
14 3MF Khalid Al-Muwallid (1971-11-23)23 November 1971 (aged 26) 91   Al-Ahli
15 3MF Yousuf Al-Thunayan (captain) (1963-11-18)18 November 1963 (aged 34) 86   Al-Hilal
16 3MF Khamis Al-Dosari (1973-09-08)8 September 1973 (aged 24) 48   Al-Hilal
17 2DF Ahmed Dokhi (1976-10-25)25 October 1976 (aged 21) 12   Al-Hilal
18 3MF Nawaf Al-Temyat (1976-06-26)26 June 1976 (aged 21) 0   Al-Hilal
19 2DF Abdulaziz Al-Janoubi (1974-07-21)21 July 1974 (aged 23) 3   Al-Nasr
20 3MF Hamzah Saleh (1967-04-19)19 April 1967 (aged 31) 38   Al-Ahli
21 1GK Hussein Al-Sadiq (1973-10-15)15 October 1973 (aged 24) 64   Al-Qadisiya
22 1GK Tisir Al-Antaif (1974-02-16)16 February 1974 (aged 24) 0   Al-Ittifaq

South AfricaEdit

Head coach:   Philippe Troussier

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Hans Vonk (1970-01-30)30 January 1970 (aged 28) 0   Heerenveen
2 2DF Themba Mnguni (1973-12-16)16 December 1973 (aged 24) 3   Mamelodi Sundowns
3 2DF David Nyathi (1969-03-22)22 March 1969 (aged 29) 35   St. Gallen
4 2DF Willem Jackson (1972-03-26)26 March 1972 (aged 26) 12   Orlando Pirates
5 2DF Mark Fish (1974-03-14)14 March 1974 (aged 24) 37   Bolton Wanderers
6 4FW Phil Masinga (1969-06-28)28 June 1969 (aged 28) 41   Bari
7 3MF Quinton Fortune (1977-05-21)21 May 1977 (aged 21) 6   Atlético Madrid
8 3MF Alfred Phiri (1974-06-22)22 June 1974 (aged 23) 2   Vanspor
9 4FW Shaun Bartlett (1972-10-31)31 October 1972 (aged 25) 29   Cape Town Spurs
10 3MF John Moshoeu (1965-12-18)18 December 1965 (aged 32) 44   Fenerbahçe
11 3MF Helman Mkhalele (1969-10-20)20 October 1969 (aged 28) 35   Kayserispor
12 4FW Brendan Augustine (1971-10-26)26 October 1971 (aged 26) 26   LASK Linz
13 4FW Delron Buckley (1977-12-07)7 December 1977 (aged 20) 0   VfL Bochum
14 4FW Jerry Sikhosana (1969-06-08)8 June 1969 (aged 29) 9   Orlando Pirates
15 3MF Doctor Khumalo (1967-06-26)26 June 1967 (aged 30) 43   Kaizer Chiefs
16 1GK Brian Baloyi (1974-03-16)16 March 1974 (aged 24) 8   Kaizer Chiefs
17 4FW Benni McCarthy (1977-11-12)12 November 1977 (aged 20) 10   Ajax
18 3MF Lebohang Morula (1968-12-22)22 December 1968 (aged 29) 0   Vanspor
19 2DF Lucas Radebe (captain) (1969-04-12)12 April 1969 (aged 29) 41   Leeds United
20 3MF William Mokoena (1975-03-31)31 March 1975 (aged 23) 0   Manning Rangers
21 2DF Pierre Issa (1975-09-12)12 September 1975 (aged 22) 1   Marseille
22 1GK Paul Evans* (1973-12-28)28 December 1973 (aged 24) 0   Supersport United
23 1GK Simon Gopane* (1970-12-26)26 December 1970 (aged 27) 1   Bloemfontein Celtic
  • Andre Arendse (#22) was injured before the start of the tournament. His replacement, Paul Evans, was also injured shortly after arriving as a replacement. Simon Gopane was then called up, and sat on the bench for the last two matches.

Group DEdit

BulgariaEdit

Head coach: Hristo Bonev

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Zdravko Zdravkov (1970-10-04)4 October 1970 (aged 27) 16   Istanbulspor
2 2DF Radostin Kishishev (1974-07-30)30 July 1974 (aged 23) 22   Litex Lovech
3 2DF Trifon Ivanov (captain) (1965-07-27)27 July 1965 (aged 32) 72   CSKA Sofia
4 2DF Ivaylo Petkov (1976-03-24)24 March 1976 (aged 22) 10   Litex Lovech
5 3MF Ivaylo Yordanov (1968-04-22)22 April 1968 (aged 30) 38   Sporting CP
6 3MF Zlatko Yankov (1966-06-07)7 June 1966 (aged 32) 67   Beşiktaş
7 4FW Emil Kostadinov (1967-08-12)12 August 1967 (aged 30) 67   CSKA Sofia
8 4FW Hristo Stoichkov (1966-02-08)8 February 1966 (aged 32) 70   CSKA Sofia
9 4FW Lyuboslav Penev (1966-08-31)31 August 1966 (aged 31) 58   Compostela
10 3MF Krasimir Balakov (1966-03-29)29 March 1966 (aged 32) 66   VfB Stuttgart
11 3MF Ilian Iliev (1968-07-02)2 July 1968 (aged 29) 15   Bursaspor
12 1GK Borislav Mihaylov (1963-02-12)12 February 1963 (aged 35) 96   Slavia Sofia
13 2DF Gosho Ginchev (1969-12-02)2 December 1969 (aged 28) 15   Antalyaspor
14 3MF Marian Hristov (1973-07-29)29 July 1973 (aged 24) 9   1. FC Kaiserslautern
15 2DF Adalbert Zafirov (1969-09-29)29 September 1969 (aged 28) 6   Arminia Bielefeld
16 3MF Anatoli Nankov (1969-07-15)15 July 1969 (aged 28) 15   Lokomotiv Sofia
17 3MF Stoycho Stoilov (1971-10-15)15 October 1971 (aged 26) 1   Litex Lovech
18 3MF Daniel Borimirov (1970-01-15)15 January 1970 (aged 28) 36   1860 Munich
19 4FW Georgi Bachev (1977-04-18)18 April 1977 (aged 21) 4   Slavia Sofia
20 4FW Georgi Ivanov (1976-07-02)2 July 1976 (aged 21) 4   Levski Sofia
21 2DF Rosen Kirilov (1973-01-04)4 January 1973 (aged 25) 3   Litex Lovech
22 3MF Milen Petkov (1974-01-12)12 January 1974 (aged 24) 5   CSKA Sofia

NigeriaEdit

Head coach:   Bora Milutinović

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Peter Rufai (1963-08-24)24 August 1963 (aged 34) 45   Deportivo La Coruña
2 2DF Mobi Oparaku (1976-12-01)1 December 1976 (aged 21) 3   Kapellen
3 2DF Celestine Babayaro (1978-08-29)29 August 1978 (aged 19) 6   Chelsea
4 4FW Nwankwo Kanu (1976-08-01)1 August 1976 (aged 21) 7   Inter Milan
5 2DF Uche Okechukwu (captain) (1967-09-27)27 September 1967 (aged 30) 41   Fenerbahçe
6 2DF Taribo West (1974-03-26)26 March 1974 (aged 24) 8   Inter Milan
7 3MF Finidi George (1971-04-15)15 April 1971 (aged 27) 36   Real Betis
8 3MF Mutiu Adepoju (1970-12-22)22 December 1970 (aged 27) 35   Real Sociedad
9 4FW Rashidi Yekini (1963-10-23)23 October 1963 (aged 34) 63   Zürich
10 3MF Jay-Jay Okocha (1973-08-14)14 August 1973 (aged 24) 26   Fenerbahçe
11 3MF Garba Lawal (1974-05-22)22 May 1974 (aged 24) 3   Roda JC
12 1GK William Okpara (1968-05-07)7 May 1968 (aged 30) 5   Orlando Pirates
13 3MF Tijani Babangida (1973-09-25)25 September 1973 (aged 24) 4   Ajax
14 4FW Daniel Amokachi (1972-12-30)30 December 1972 (aged 25) 43   Beşiktaş
15 3MF Sunday Oliseh (1974-09-14)14 September 1974 (aged 23) 22   Ajax
16 2DF Uche Okafor (1967-08-08)8 August 1967 (aged 30) 33   Kansas City Wizards
17 2DF Augustine Eguavoen (1965-08-19)19 August 1965 (aged 32) 52   Torpedo Moscow
18 3MF Wilson Oruma (1976-12-30)30 December 1976 (aged 21) 4   Lens
19 2DF Benedict Iroha (1969-11-29)29 November 1969 (aged 28) 33   Elche
20 4FW Victor Ikpeba (1973-06-12)12 June 1973 (aged 24) 15   Monaco
21 2DF Godwin Okpara (1972-09-20)20 September 1972 (aged 25) 6   Strasbourg
22 1GK Abiodun Baruwa (1974-11-16)16 November 1974 (aged 23) 3   Sion

ParaguayEdit

Head coach:   Paulo César Carpegiani

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK José Luis Chilavert (captain) (1965-07-27)27 July 1965 (aged 32) 40   Vélez Sársfield
2 2DF Francisco Arce (1971-04-02)2 April 1971 (aged 27) 28   Palmeiras
3 2DF Catalino Rivarola (1965-04-30)30 April 1965 (aged 33) 49   Grêmio
4 2DF Carlos Gamarra (1971-02-17)17 February 1971 (aged 27) 48   Corinthians
5 2DF Celso Ayala (1970-08-20)20 August 1970 (aged 27) 42   River Plate
6 2DF Edgar Aguilera (1975-07-28)28 July 1975 (aged 22) 1   Cerro Corá
7 3MF Julio César Yegros (1971-01-31)31 January 1971 (aged 27) 6   Cruz Azul
8 4FW Arístides Rojas (1968-08-12)12 August 1968 (aged 29) 5   Unión de Santa Fe
9 4FW José Cardozo (1971-03-19)19 March 1971 (aged 27) 12   Toluca
10 3MF Roberto Acuña (1972-03-25)25 March 1972 (aged 26) 40   Real Zaragoza
11 2DF Pedro Sarabia (1975-07-05)5 July 1975 (aged 22) 20   River Plate
12 1GK Danilo Aceval (1975-09-15)15 September 1975 (aged 22) 3   Unión de Santa Fe
13 3MF Carlos Paredes (1976-07-16)16 July 1976 (aged 21) 3   Olimpia
14 2DF Ricardo Rojas (1971-01-26)26 January 1971 (aged 27) 6   Estudiantes La Plata
15 4FW Miguel Ángel Benítez (1970-05-19)19 May 1970 (aged 28) 32   Espanyol
16 3MF Julio César Enciso (1974-08-05)5 August 1974 (aged 23) 4   Internacional
17 4FW Hugo Brizuela (1970-02-08)8 February 1970 (aged 28) 11   Argentinos Juniors
18 4FW César Ramírez (1977-03-21)21 March 1977 (aged 21) 3   Sporting CP
19 3MF Carlos Morales (1968-11-04)4 November 1968 (aged 29) 0   Gimnasia de Jujuy
20 2DF Denis Caniza (1974-08-29)29 August 1974 (aged 23) 8   Olimpia
21 3MF Jorge Luis Campos (1970-08-11)11 August 1970 (aged 27) 10   Beijing Guo'an
22 1GK Rubén Ruiz Díaz (1969-11-11)11 November 1969 (aged 28) 12   Monterrey

SpainEdit

Head coach: Javier Clemente

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Andoni Zubizarreta (captain) (1961-10-23)23 October 1961 (aged 36) 123   Valencia
2 2DF Albert Ferrer (1970-06-06)6 June 1970 (aged 28) 34   Barcelona
3 2DF Agustín Aranzábal (1973-03-15)15 March 1973 (aged 25) 6   Real Sociedad
4 2DF Rafael Alkorta (1968-09-16)16 September 1968 (aged 29) 48   Athletic Bilbao
5 2DF Abelardo (1970-03-19)19 March 1970 (aged 28) 40   Barcelona
6 2DF Fernando Hierro (1968-03-23)23 March 1968 (aged 30) 55   Real Madrid
7 4FW Fernando Morientes (1976-04-05)5 April 1976 (aged 22) 2   Real Madrid
8 3MF Julen Guerrero (1974-01-07)7 January 1974 (aged 24) 31   Athletic Bilbao
9 4FW Juan Antonio Pizzi (1968-06-07)7 June 1968 (aged 30) 21   Barcelona
10 4FW Raúl (1977-06-27)27 June 1977 (aged 20) 13   Real Madrid
11 4FW Alfonso (1972-09-26)26 September 1972 (aged 25) 26   Real Betis
12 2DF Sergi (1971-12-28)28 December 1971 (aged 26) 33   Barcelona
13 1GK Santiago Cañizares (1969-12-18)18 December 1969 (aged 28) 10   Real Madrid
14 2DF Iván Campo (1974-02-21)21 February 1974 (aged 24) 2   Mallorca
15 2DF Carlos Aguilera (1969-05-22)22 May 1969 (aged 29) 4   Atlético Madrid
16 3MF Albert Celades (1975-09-29)29 September 1975 (aged 22) 1   Barcelona
17 3MF Joseba Etxeberria (1977-09-05)5 September 1977 (aged 20) 4   Athletic Bilbao
18 3MF Guillermo Amor (1967-12-04)4 December 1967 (aged 30) 33   Barcelona
19 4FW Kiko (1972-04-26)26 April 1972 (aged 26) 21   Atlético Madrid
20 2DF Miguel Ángel Nadal (1966-07-28)28 July 1966 (aged 31) 43   Barcelona
21 3MF Luis Enrique (1970-05-08)8 May 1970 (aged 28) 35   Barcelona
22 1GK José Molina (1970-08-08)8 August 1970 (aged 27) 1   Atlético Madrid

Group EEdit

BelgiumEdit

Head coach: Georges Leekens

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Filip De Wilde (1964-07-05)5 July 1964 (aged 33) 25   Anderlecht
2 2DF Bertrand Crasson (1971-10-05)5 October 1971 (aged 26) 19   Napoli
3 2DF Lorenzo Staelens (1964-04-30)30 April 1964 (aged 34) 52   Club Brugge
4 2DF Gordan Vidović (1968-06-23)23 June 1968 (aged 29) 11   Mouscron
5 2DF Vital Borkelmans (1963-06-01)1 June 1963 (aged 35) 22   Club Brugge
6 3MF Franky Van Der Elst (captain) (1961-04-30)30 April 1961 (aged 37) 86   Club Brugge
7 3MF Marc Wilmots (1969-02-22)22 February 1969 (aged 29) 37   Schalke 04
8 4FW Luis Oliveira (1969-03-24)24 March 1969 (aged 29) 29   Fiorentina
9 4FW Mbo Mpenza (1976-12-04)4 December 1976 (aged 21) 8   Standard Liège
10 4FW Luc Nilis (1967-05-25)25 May 1967 (aged 31) 51   PSV
11 3MF Nico Van Kerckhoven (1970-12-14)14 December 1970 (aged 27) 17   Lierse
12 1GK Philippe Vande Walle (1961-12-22)22 December 1961 (aged 36) 4   Eendracht Aalst
13 1GK Dany Verlinden (1963-08-15)15 August 1963 (aged 34) 1   Club Brugge
14 3MF Enzo Scifo (1966-02-19)19 February 1966 (aged 32) 84   Anderlecht
15 3MF Philippe Clement (1974-03-22)22 March 1974 (aged 24) 8   Racing Genk
16 2DF Glen De Boeck (1971-08-22)22 August 1971 (aged 26) 12   Anderlecht
17 2DF Mike Verstraeten (1967-08-12)12 August 1967 (aged 30) 6   Germinal Ekeren
18 4FW Gert Verheyen (1970-09-20)20 September 1970 (aged 27) 17   Club Brugge
19 2DF Eric Van Meir (1968-02-28)28 February 1968 (aged 30) 14   Lierse
20 4FW Émile Mpenza (1978-07-04)4 July 1978 (aged 19) 13   Standard Liège
21 3MF Danny Boffin (1965-07-10)10 July 1965 (aged 32) 40   Metz
22 2DF Eric Deflandre (1973-08-02)2 August 1973 (aged 24) 12   Club Brugge

MexicoEdit

Head coach: Manuel Lapuente

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Jorge Campos (1966-10-15)15 October 1966 (aged 31) 106   Chicago Fire
2 2DF Claudio Suárez (1968-12-17)17 December 1968 (aged 29) 121   Guadalajara
3 2DF Joel Sánchez (1974-08-17)17 August 1974 (aged 23) 20   Guadalajara
4 3MF Germán Villa (1973-04-02)2 April 1973 (aged 25) 36   América
5 2DF Duilio Davino (1976-03-21)21 March 1976 (aged 22) 48   América
6 3MF Marcelino Bernal (1962-05-27)27 May 1962 (aged 36) 72   Monterrey
7 3MF Jesús Ramón Ramírez (1969-12-05)5 December 1969 (aged 28) 92   Guadalajara
8 3MF Alberto García Aspe (captain) (1967-05-11)11 May 1967 (aged 31) 82   América
9 4FW Ricardo Peláez (1963-03-14)14 March 1963 (aged 35) 41   América
10 4FW Luis García Postigo (1969-06-01)1 June 1969 (aged 29) 89   Atlante
11 4FW Cuauhtémoc Blanco (1973-01-17)17 January 1973 (aged 25) 42   Necaxa
12 1GK Oswaldo Sánchez (1973-09-21)21 September 1973 (aged 24) 9   América
13 3MF Pável Pardo (1976-07-26)26 July 1976 (aged 21) 43   Atlas
14 3MF Raúl Rodrigo Lara (1973-02-28)28 February 1973 (aged 25) 24   América
15 4FW Luis Hernández (1968-12-22)22 December 1968 (aged 29) 46   Necaxa
16 2DF Isaac Terrazas (1975-04-17)17 April 1975 (aged 23) 7   América
17 4FW Francisco Palencia (1973-04-28)28 April 1973 (aged 25) 27   Cruz Azul
18 2DF Salvador Carmona (1975-08-22)22 August 1975 (aged 22) 16   Toluca
19 3MF Braulio Luna (1974-09-08)8 September 1974 (aged 23) 15   UNAM Pumas
20 3MF Jaime Ordiales (1962-12-23)23 December 1962 (aged 35) 21   Toluca
21 3MF Jesús Arellano (1973-05-08)8 May 1973 (aged 25) 7   Guadalajara
22 1GK Óscar Pérez (1973-02-01)1 February 1973 (aged 25) 8   Cruz Azul

NetherlandsEdit

Head coach: Guus Hiddink

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Edwin van der Sar (1970-10-29)29 October 1970 (aged 27) 25   Ajax
2 2DF Michael Reiziger (1973-05-03)3 May 1973 (aged 25) 26   Barcelona
3 2DF Jaap Stam (1972-07-17)17 July 1972 (aged 25) 14   PSV
4 2DF Frank de Boer (captain) (1970-05-15)15 May 1970 (aged 28) 55   Ajax
5 2DF Arthur Numan (1969-12-14)14 December 1969 (aged 28) 29   PSV
6 3MF Wim Jonk (1966-10-12)12 October 1966 (aged 31) 42   PSV
7 3MF Ronald de Boer (1970-05-15)15 May 1970 (aged 28) 41   Ajax
8 4FW Dennis Bergkamp (1969-05-10)10 May 1969 (aged 29) 57   Arsenal
9 4FW Patrick Kluivert (1976-07-01)1 July 1976 (aged 21) 19   Milan
10 3MF Clarence Seedorf (1976-04-01)1 April 1976 (aged 22) 31   Real Madrid
11 3MF Phillip Cocu (1970-10-29)29 October 1970 (aged 27) 20   PSV
12 3MF Boudewijn Zenden (1976-08-15)15 August 1976 (aged 21) 6   PSV
13 2DF André Ooijer (1974-07-11)11 July 1974 (aged 23) 0   PSV
14 3MF Marc Overmars (1973-03-29)29 March 1973 (aged 25) 40   Arsenal
15 2DF Winston Bogarde (1970-10-22)22 October 1970 (aged 27) 14   Barcelona
16 3MF Edgar Davids (1973-03-13)13 March 1973 (aged 25) 12   Juventus
17 4FW Pierre van Hooijdonk (1969-11-29)29 November 1969 (aged 28) 12   Nottingham Forest
18 1GK Ed de Goey (1966-12-20)20 December 1966 (aged 31) 31   Chelsea
19 3MF Giovanni van Bronckhorst (1975-02-05)5 February 1975 (aged 23) 8   Feyenoord
20 3MF Aron Winter (1967-03-01)1 March 1967 (aged 31) 72   Inter Milan
21 4FW Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (1972-03-27)27 March 1972 (aged 26) 3   Leeds United
22 1GK Ruud Hesp (1965-10-31)31 October 1965 (aged 32) 0   Barcelona

South KoreaEdit

Head coach:   Cha Bum-kun (fired after two matches, replaced by   Kim Pyung-seok for the final match)

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Kim Byung-ji (1970-04-08)8 April 1970 (aged 28) 34   Ulsan Hyundai Horangi
2 3MF Choi Sung-yong (1975-12-25)25 December 1975 (aged 22) 27   Sangmu
3 2DF Lee Lim-saeng (1971-11-18)18 November 1971 (aged 26) 17   Bucheon SK
4 2DF Choi Young-il (captain) (1966-04-25)25 April 1966 (aged 32) 54   Busan Daewoo Royals
5 2DF Lee Min-sung (1973-06-23)23 June 1973 (aged 24) 29   Busan Daewoo Royals
6 2DF Yoo Sang-chul (1971-10-18)18 October 1971 (aged 26) 57   Ulsan Hyundai Horangi
7 3MF Kim Do-keun (1972-03-02)2 March 1972 (aged 26) 13   Jeonnam Dragons
8 3MF Noh Jung-yoon (1971-03-28)28 March 1971 (aged 27) 36   NAC Breda
9 4FW Kim Do-hoon (1970-07-21)21 July 1970 (aged 27) 37   Vissel Kobe
10 4FW Choi Yong-soo (1973-09-10)10 September 1973 (aged 24) 33   Sangmu
11 4FW Seo Jung-won (1970-12-17)17 December 1970 (aged 27) 73   Strasbourg
12 2DF Lee Sang-hun (1975-10-11)11 October 1975 (aged 22) 13   Anyang LG Cheetahs
13 2DF Kim Tae-young (1970-11-08)8 November 1970 (aged 27) 35   Jeonnam Dragons
14 3MF Ko Jong-soo (1978-10-30)30 October 1978 (aged 19) 22   Suwon Samsung Bluewings
15 3MF Lee Sang-yoon (1969-04-10)10 April 1969 (aged 29) 28   Cheonan Ilhwa Chunma
16 2DF Jang Hyung-seok (1972-07-07)7 July 1972 (aged 25) 7   Ulsan Hyundai Horangi
17 3MF Ha Seok-ju (1968-02-20)20 February 1968 (aged 30) 82   Cerezo Osaka
18 4FW Hwang Sun-hong (1968-07-14)14 July 1968 (aged 29) 78   Pohang Steelers
19 2DF Jang Dae-il (1975-03-09)9 March 1975 (aged 23) 14   Cheonan Ilhwa Chunma
20 2DF Hong Myung-bo (1969-02-12)12 February 1969 (aged 29) 94   Bellmare Hiratsuka
21 4FW Lee Dong-gook (1979-04-29)29 April 1979 (aged 19) 0   Pohang Steelers
22 1GK Seo Dong-myung (1974-05-04)4 May 1974 (aged 24) 21   Sangmu

Group FEdit

GermanyEdit

Head coach: Berti Vogts

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Andreas Köpke (1962-03-12)12 March 1962 (aged 36) 54   Marseille
2 2DF Christian Wörns (1972-05-10)10 May 1972 (aged 26) 17   Bayer Leverkusen
3 2DF Jörg Heinrich (1969-12-06)6 December 1969 (aged 28) 15   Borussia Dortmund
4 2DF Jürgen Kohler (1965-10-06)6 October 1965 (aged 32) 101   Borussia Dortmund
5 2DF Thomas Helmer (1965-04-21)21 April 1965 (aged 33) 66   Bayern Munich
6 2DF Olaf Thon (1966-05-01)1 May 1966 (aged 32) 48   Schalke 04
7 3MF Andreas Möller (1967-09-02)2 September 1967 (aged 30) 79   Borussia Dortmund
8 2DF Lothar Matthäus (1961-03-21)21 March 1961 (aged 37) 125   Bayern Munich
9 4FW Ulf Kirsten (1965-12-04)4 December 1965 (aged 32) 32*   Bayer Leverkusen
10 3MF Thomas Häßler (1966-05-30)30 May 1966 (aged 32) 93   Karlsruher SC
11 4FW Olaf Marschall (1966-03-19)19 March 1966 (aged 32) 7*   1. FC Kaiserslautern
12 1GK Oliver Kahn (1969-06-15)15 June 1969 (aged 28) 10   Bayern Munich
13 3MF Jens Jeremies (1974-03-05)5 March 1974 (aged 24) 5   1860 Munich
14 2DF Markus Babbel (1972-09-08)8 September 1972 (aged 25) 30   Bayern Munich
15 3MF Steffen Freund (1970-01-19)19 January 1970 (aged 28) 21   Borussia Dortmund
16 3MF Dietmar Hamann (1973-08-27)27 August 1973 (aged 24) 7   Bayern Munich
17 2DF Christian Ziege (1972-02-01)1 February 1972 (aged 26) 37   Milan
18 4FW Jürgen Klinsmann (captain) (1964-07-30)30 July 1964 (aged 33) 103   Tottenham Hotspur
19 2DF Stefan Reuter (1966-10-16)16 October 1966 (aged 31) 68   Borussia Dortmund
20 4FW Oliver Bierhoff (1968-05-01)1 May 1968 (aged 30) 26   Udinese
21 2DF Michael Tarnat (1969-10-27)27 October 1969 (aged 28) 12   Bayern Munich
22 1GK Jens Lehmann (1969-11-10)10 November 1969 (aged 28) 2   Schalke 04

Note: Kirsten and Marschall also earned additional caps for East Germany (49 and 4, respectively).

IranEdit

Head coach: Jalal Talebi[1]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Ahmad Reza Abedzadeh (captain) (1966-05-25)25 May 1966 (aged 32) 77   Persepolis
2 3MF Mehdi Mahdavikia (1977-07-24)24 July 1977 (aged 20) 29   Persepolis
3 2DF Naeim Saadavi (1969-06-16)16 June 1969 (aged 28) 8   Persepolis
4 2DF Mohammad Khakpour (1969-02-20)20 February 1969 (aged 29) 41   Bahman
5 2DF Afshin Peyrovani (1970-02-06)6 February 1970 (aged 28) 40   Persepolis
6 3MF Karim Bagheri (1974-02-20)20 February 1974 (aged 24) 46   Arminia Bielefeld
7 3MF Alireza Mansourian (1971-12-12)12 December 1971 (aged 26) 33   Esteghlal
8 3MF Sirous Dinmohammadi (1970-07-02)2 July 1970 (aged 27) 16   Shahrdari Tabriz
9 3MF Hamid Estili (1967-04-01)1 April 1967 (aged 31) 52   Bahman
10 4FW Ali Daei (1969-03-21)21 March 1969 (aged 29) 53   Arminia Bielefeld
11 4FW Khodadad Azizi (1971-06-22)22 June 1971 (aged 26) 27   1. FC Köln
12 1GK Nima Nakisa (1975-05-01)1 May 1975 (aged 23) 6   Persepolis
13 4FW Ali Latifi (1976-02-20)20 February 1976 (aged 22) 0   Bahman
14 2DF Nader Mohammadkhani (1963-08-23)23 August 1963 (aged 34) 52   Polyacryl
15 2DF Ali Akbar Ostad-Asadi (1965-09-17)17 September 1965 (aged 32) 29   Zob Ahan
16 2DF Reza Shahroudi (1972-02-21)21 February 1972 (aged 26) 34   Persepolis
17 2DF Javad Zarincheh (1966-07-23)23 July 1966 (aged 31) 61   Esteghlal
18 3MF Sattar Hamedani (1974-06-06)6 June 1974 (aged 24) 3   Bahman
19 4FW Behnam Seraj (1971-06-19)19 June 1971 (aged 26) 0   Sanat Naft
20 2DF Mehdi Pashazadeh (1973-12-27)27 December 1973 (aged 24) 4   Esteghlal
21 3MF Mehrdad Minavand (1975-11-30)30 November 1975 (aged 22) 27   Persepolis
22 1GK Parviz Broumand (1972-09-11)11 September 1972 (aged 25) 0   Esteghlal

United StatesEdit

Head coach: Steve Sampson

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Brad Friedel (1971-05-18)18 May 1971 (aged 27) 56   Liverpool
2 2DF Frankie Hejduk (1974-08-05)5 August 1974 (aged 23) 11   Tampa Bay Mutiny
3 2DF Eddie Pope (1973-12-24)24 December 1973 (aged 24) 23   D.C. United
4 2DF Mike Burns (1970-09-14)14 September 1970 (aged 27) 73   New England Revolution
5 3MF Thomas Dooley (captain) (1961-12-05)5 December 1961 (aged 36) 77   Columbus Crew
6 2DF David Regis (1968-12-02)2 December 1968 (aged 29) 2   Karlsruher SC
7 4FW Roy Wegerle (1964-03-19)19 March 1964 (aged 34) 39   Tampa Bay Mutiny
8 3MF Earnie Stewart (1969-03-28)28 March 1969 (aged 29) 47   NAC Breda
9 4FW Joe-Max Moore (1971-02-23)23 February 1971 (aged 27) 68   New England Revolution
10 3MF Tab Ramos (1966-09-21)21 September 1966 (aged 31) 80   MetroStars
11 4FW Eric Wynalda (1969-06-09)9 June 1969 (aged 29) 100   San Jose Clash
12 2DF Jeff Agoos (1968-05-02)2 May 1968 (aged 30) 87   D.C. United
13 3MF Cobi Jones (1970-06-16)16 June 1970 (aged 27) 107   LA Galaxy
14 3MF Predrag Radosavljević (1963-06-24)24 June 1963 (aged 34) 24   Kansas City Wizards
15 3MF Chad Deering (1970-09-02)2 September 1970 (aged 27) 10   VfL Wolfsburg
16 1GK Juergen Sommer (1969-02-27)27 February 1969 (aged 29) 8   Columbus Crew
17 2DF Marcelo Balboa (1967-08-08)8 August 1967 (aged 30) 126   Colorado Rapids
18 1GK Kasey Keller (1969-11-29)29 November 1969 (aged 28) 33   Leicester City
19 3MF Brian Maisonneuve (1973-06-28)28 June 1973 (aged 24) 7   Columbus Crew
20 4FW Brian McBride (1972-06-19)19 June 1972 (aged 25) 21   Columbus Crew
21 3MF Claudio Reyna (1973-07-20)20 July 1973 (aged 24) 59   VfL Wolfsburg
22 2DF Alexi Lalas (1970-06-01)1 June 1970 (aged 28) 98   MetroStars

FR YugoslaviaEdit

Head coach: Slobodan Santrač

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Ivica Kralj (1973-03-26)26 March 1973 (aged 25) 15   Partizan
2 2DF Zoran Mirković (1971-09-21)21 September 1971 (aged 26) 28   Atalanta
3 2DF Goran Đorović (1971-11-11)11 November 1971 (aged 26) 26   Celta Vigo
4 3MF Slaviša Jokanović (1968-08-16)16 August 1968 (aged 29) 33   Tenerife
5 2DF Miroslav Đukić (1966-02-19)19 February 1966 (aged 32) 23   Valencia
6 2DF Branko Brnović (1967-08-08)8 August 1967 (aged 30) 22   Espanyol
7 3MF Vladimir Jugović (1969-08-30)30 August 1969 (aged 28) 24   Lazio
8 4FW Dejan Savićević (1966-09-15)15 September 1966 (aged 31) 49   Milan
9 4FW Predrag Mijatović (1969-01-19)19 January 1969 (aged 29) 28   Real Madrid
10 3MF Dragan Stojković (captain) (1965-03-03)3 March 1965 (aged 33) 64   Nagoya Grampus Eight
11 2DF Siniša Mihajlović (1969-02-20)20 February 1969 (aged 29) 30   Sampdoria
12 1GK Dragoje Leković (1967-11-21)21 November 1967 (aged 30) 13   Sporting Gijón
13 2DF Slobodan Komljenović (1971-01-02)2 January 1971 (aged 27) 8   MSV Duisburg
14 2DF Niša Saveljić (1970-02-23)23 February 1970 (aged 28) 20   Bordeaux
15 3MF Ljubinko Drulović (1968-09-11)11 September 1968 (aged 29) 16   Porto
16 3MF Željko Petrović (1965-11-13)13 November 1965 (aged 32) 12   Urawa Red Diamonds
17 4FW Savo Milošević (1973-09-02)2 September 1973 (aged 24) 28   Aston Villa
18 3MF Dejan Govedarica (1972-02-14)14 February 1972 (aged 26) 20   Lecce
19 3MF Miroslav Stević (1970-01-07)7 January 1970 (aged 28) 5   1860 Munich
20 3MF Dejan Stanković (1978-09-11)11 September 1978 (aged 19) 3   Red Star Belgrade
21 4FW Perica Ognjenović (1977-02-24)24 February 1977 (aged 21) 5   Red Star Belgrade
22 4FW Darko Kovačević (1973-11-18)18 November 1973 (aged 24) 19   Real Sociedad

Group GEdit

ColombiaEdit

Head coach: Hernán Darío Gómez

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Óscar Córdoba (1970-02-03)3 February 1970 (aged 28) 38   Boca Juniors
2 2DF Iván Córdoba (1976-08-11)11 August 1976 (aged 21) 13   San Lorenzo
3 2DF Ever Palacios (1969-01-18)18 January 1969 (aged 29) NA   Deportivo Cali
4 2DF José Santa (1970-11-12)12 November 1970 (aged 27) 26   Atlético Nacional
5 2DF Jorge Bermúdez (1971-06-18)18 June 1971 (aged 26) NA   Boca Juniors
6 3MF Mauricio Serna (1968-01-22)22 January 1968 (aged 30) NA   Boca Juniors
7 4FW Antony de Ávila (1962-12-21)21 December 1962 (aged 35) 52   Barcelona
8 3MF John Harold Lozano (1972-03-30)30 March 1972 (aged 26) NA   Real Valladolid
9 4FW Adolfo Valencia (1968-02-06)6 February 1968 (aged 30) 34   Independiente Medellín
10 3MF Carlos Valderrama (captain) (1961-09-02)2 September 1961 (aged 36) 108   Miami Fusion
11 4FW Faustino Asprilla (1969-11-10)10 November 1969 (aged 28) 44   Parma
12 1GK Miguel Calero (1971-04-14)14 April 1971 (aged 27) NA   Atlético Nacional
13 2DF Wilmer Cabrera (1967-09-15)15 September 1967 (aged 30) 45   Millonarios
14 3MF Jorge Bolaño (1977-04-28)28 April 1977 (aged 21) NA   Atlético Junior
15 4FW Víctor Aristizábal (1971-12-09)9 December 1971 (aged 26) NA   São Paulo
16 2DF Luis Antonio Moreno (1970-12-25)25 December 1970 (aged 27) 19   Deportes Tolima
17 3MF Andrés Estrada (1967-11-12)12 November 1967 (aged 30) NA   Deportivo Cali
18 3MF John Wilmar Pérez (1970-02-02)2 February 1970 (aged 28) NA   Deportivo Cali
19 3MF Freddy Rincón (1966-08-14)14 August 1966 (aged 31) 75   Corinthians
20 4FW Hamilton Ricard (1974-01-12)12 January 1974 (aged 24) NA   Middlesbrough
21 4FW Léider Preciado (1977-02-26)26 February 1977 (aged 21) NA   Santa Fe
22 1GK Farid Mondragón (1971-06-21)21 June 1971 (aged 26) NA   Independiente

EnglandEdit

Head coach: Glenn Hoddle

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK David Seaman (1963-09-19)19 September 1963 (aged 34) 40   Arsenal
2 2DF Sol Campbell (1974-09-18)18 September 1974 (aged 23) 16   Tottenham Hotspur
3 2DF Graeme Le Saux (1968-10-17)17 October 1968 (aged 29) 25   Chelsea
4 3MF Paul Ince (1967-10-21)21 October 1967 (aged 30) 39   Liverpool
5 2DF Tony Adams (1966-10-10)10 October 1966 (aged 31) 51   Arsenal
6 2DF Gareth Southgate (1970-09-03)3 September 1970 (aged 27) 25   Aston Villa
7 3MF David Beckham (1975-05-02)2 May 1975 (aged 23) 15   Manchester United
8 3MF David Batty (1968-12-02)2 December 1968 (aged 29) 31   Newcastle United
9 4FW Alan Shearer (captain) (1970-08-13)13 August 1970 (aged 27) 39   Newcastle United
10 4FW Teddy Sheringham (1966-04-02)2 April 1966 (aged 32) 33   Manchester United
11 3MF Steve McManaman (1972-02-11)11 February 1972 (aged 26) 21   Liverpool
12 2DF Gary Neville (1975-02-18)18 February 1975 (aged 23) 27   Manchester United
13 1GK Nigel Martyn (1966-08-11)11 August 1966 (aged 31) 7   Leeds United
14 3MF Darren Anderton (1972-03-03)3 March 1972 (aged 26) 18   Tottenham Hotspur
15 3MF Paul Merson (1968-03-20)20 March 1968 (aged 30) 18   Middlesbrough
16 3MF Paul Scholes (1974-11-16)16 November 1974 (aged 23) 7   Manchester United
17 3MF Rob Lee (1966-02-01)1 February 1966 (aged 32) 17   Newcastle United
18 2DF Martin Keown (1966-07-24)24 July 1966 (aged 31) 18   Arsenal
19 4FW Les Ferdinand (1966-12-18)18 December 1966 (aged 31) 17   Tottenham Hotspur
20 4FW Michael Owen (1979-12-14)14 December 1979 (aged 18) 5   Liverpool
21 2DF Rio Ferdinand (1978-11-07)7 November 1978 (aged 19) 3   West Ham United
22 1GK Tim Flowers (1967-02-03)3 February 1967 (aged 31) 11   Blackburn Rovers

RomaniaEdit

Head coach: Anghel Iordănescu

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Dumitru Stângaciu (1964-08-09)9 August 1964 (aged 33) 5   Kocaelispor
2 2DF Dan Petrescu (1967-12-22)22 December 1967 (aged 30) 68   Chelsea
3 2DF Cristian Dulca (1972-09-25)25 September 1972 (aged 25) 5   Rapid București
4 2DF Anton Doboş (1965-10-13)13 October 1965 (aged 32) 21   AEK Athens
5 3MF Constantin Gâlcă (1972-03-08)8 March 1972 (aged 26) 32   Espanyol
6 2DF Gheorghe Popescu (1967-10-09)9 October 1967 (aged 30) 78   Galatasaray
7 4FW Marius Lăcătuş (1964-04-05)5 April 1964 (aged 34) 81   Steaua București
8 3MF Dorinel Munteanu (1968-06-25)25 June 1968 (aged 29) 63   1. FC Köln
9 4FW Viorel Moldovan (1972-07-08)8 July 1972 (aged 25) 24   Coventry City
10 3MF Gheorghe Hagi (captain) (1965-02-05)5 February 1965 (aged 33) 111   Galatasaray
11 4FW Adrian Ilie (1974-04-20)20 April 1974 (aged 24) 20   Valencia
12 1GK Bogdan Stelea (1967-12-05)5 December 1967 (aged 30) 46   Salamanca
13 2DF Liviu Ciobotariu (1971-03-26)26 March 1971 (aged 27) 4   Național București
14 3MF Radu Niculescu (1975-03-02)2 March 1975 (aged 23) 11   Național București
15 3MF Lucian Marinescu (1972-06-24)24 June 1972 (aged 25) 4   Rapid București
16 3MF Gabriel Popescu (1973-12-23)23 December 1973 (aged 24) 12   Salamanca
17 4FW Ilie Dumitrescu (1969-01-06)6 January 1969 (aged 29) 62   Atlante
18 3MF Iulian Filipescu (1974-03-29)29 March 1974 (aged 24) 15   Galatasaray
19 3MF Ovidiu Stîngă (1972-12-05)5 December 1972 (aged 25) 19   PSV
20 2DF Tibor Selymes (1970-05-14)14 May 1970 (aged 28) 44   Anderlecht
21 4FW Gheorghe Craioveanu (1968-02-14)14 February 1968 (aged 30) 18   Real Sociedad
22 1GK Florin Prunea (1968-08-08)8 August 1968 (aged 29) 35   Universitatea Craiova

TunisiaEdit

Head coach:   Henryk Kasperczak (fired after two matches, replaced by Ali Selmi for the final match)

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Chokri El Ouaer (1966-08-15)15 August 1966 (aged 31) 51   Espérance
2 4FW Imed Ben Younes (1974-06-16)16 June 1974 (aged 23) 7   Étoile Sahel
3 2DF Sami Trabelsi (captain) (1968-02-04)4 February 1968 (aged 30) 45   CS Sfaxien
4 2DF Mounir Boukadida (1967-10-24)24 October 1967 (aged 30) 30   Étoile Sahel
5 2DF Hatem Trabelsi (1977-01-25)25 January 1977 (aged 21) 2   CS Sfaxien
6 2DF Ferid Chouchane (1973-04-19)19 April 1973 (aged 25) 26   Étoile Sahel
7 2DF Tarek Thabet (1971-08-16)16 August 1971 (aged 26) 43   Espérance
8 3MF Zoubeir Baya (1971-05-15)15 May 1971 (aged 27) 44   SC Freiburg
9 4FW Riadh Jelassi (1971-07-07)7 July 1971 (aged 26) 13   Étoile Sahel
10 3MF Kaies Ghodhbane (1976-01-07)7 January 1976 (aged 22) 46   Étoile Sahel
11 4FW Adel Sellimi (1972-11-16)16 November 1972 (aged 25) 57   Real Jaén
12 4FW Mourad Melki (1975-05-09)9 May 1975 (aged 23) 2   Olympique Béja
13 3MF Riadh Bouazizi (1973-04-08)8 April 1973 (aged 25) 24   Étoile Sahel
14 3MF Sirajeddine Chihi (1970-04-16)16 April 1970 (aged 28) 47   Espérance
15 3MF Skander Souayah (1972-11-20)20 November 1972 (aged 25) 31   CS Sfaxien
16 1GK Radhouane Salhi (1967-12-18)18 December 1967 (aged 30) 5   Étoile Sahel
17 3MF José Clayton (1974-03-21)21 March 1974 (aged 24) 4   Étoile Sahel
18 4FW Mehdi Ben Slimane (1974-01-01)1 January 1974 (aged 24) 32   SC Freiburg
19 3MF Faysal Ben Ahmed (1973-03-07)7 March 1973 (aged 25) 2   Espérance
20 2DF Sabri Jaballah (1973-06-28)28 June 1973 (aged 24) 20   Club Africain
21 2DF Khaled Badra (1973-04-08)8 April 1973 (aged 25) 26   Espérance
22 1GK Ali Boumnijel (1966-04-13)13 April 1966 (aged 32) 12   Bastia

Group HEdit

ArgentinaEdit

Head coach: Daniel Passarella

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Carlos Roa (1969-08-15)15 August 1969 (aged 28) NA   Mallorca
2 2DF Roberto Ayala (1973-04-14)14 April 1973 (aged 25) 37   Napoli
3 2DF José Chamot (1969-05-17)17 May 1969 (aged 29) NA   Lazio
4 2DF Mauricio Pineda (1975-07-13)13 July 1975 (aged 22) NA   Udinese
5 3MF Matías Almeyda (1973-12-21)21 December 1973 (aged 24) NA   Lazio
6 2DF Roberto Néstor Sensini (1966-10-12)12 October 1966 (aged 31) 44   Parma
7 4FW Claudio López (1974-07-17)17 July 1974 (aged 23) NA   Valencia
8 3MF Diego Simeone (captain) (1970-04-28)28 April 1970 (aged 28) 69   Inter Milan
9 4FW Gabriel Batistuta (1969-02-01)1 February 1969 (aged 29) 61   Fiorentina
10 3MF Ariel Ortega (1974-03-04)4 March 1974 (aged 24) 50   Valencia
11 3MF Juan Sebastián Verón (1975-03-09)9 March 1975 (aged 23) 17   Sampdoria
12 1GK Germán Burgos (1969-04-16)16 April 1969 (aged 29) NA   River Plate
13 2DF Pablo Paz (1973-01-27)27 January 1973 (aged 25) NA   Tenerife
14 2DF Nelson Vivas (1969-10-18)18 October 1969 (aged 28) NA   Lugano
15 3MF Leonardo Astrada (1970-01-06)6 January 1970 (aged 28) NA   River Plate
16 3MF Sergio Berti (1969-02-17)17 February 1969 (aged 29) NA   River Plate
17 1GK Pablo Cavallero (1974-04-13)13 April 1974 (aged 24) NA   Vélez Sársfield
18 4FW Abel Balbo (1966-06-01)1 June 1966 (aged 32) 34   Roma
19 4FW Hernán Crespo (1975-07-05)5 July 1975 (aged 22) 14   Parma
20 3MF Marcelo Gallardo (1976-01-18)18 January 1976 (aged 22) NA   River Plate
21 4FW Marcelo Delgado (1973-03-24)24 March 1973 (aged 25) NA   Racing
22 2DF Javier Zanetti (1973-08-10)10 August 1973 (aged 24) 30   Inter Milan

CroatiaEdit

Head coach: Miroslav Blažević

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Dražen Ladić (1963-01-01)1 January 1963 (aged 35) 41   Croatia Zagreb
2 4FW Petar Krpan (1974-07-01)1 July 1974 (aged 23) 1   Osijek
3 2DF Anthony Šerić (1979-01-15)15 January 1979 (aged 19) 3   Hajduk Split
4 2DF Igor Štimac (1967-09-06)6 September 1967 (aged 30) 29   Derby County
5 2DF Goran Jurić (1963-02-05)5 February 1963 (aged 35) 11   Croatia Zagreb
6 2DF Slaven Bilić (1968-09-11)11 September 1968 (aged 29) 36   Everton
7 3MF Aljoša Asanović (1965-12-14)14 December 1965 (aged 32) 39   Napoli
8 3MF Robert Prosinečki (1969-01-12)12 January 1969 (aged 29) 29   Croatia Zagreb
9 4FW Davor Šuker (1968-01-01)1 January 1968 (aged 30) 36   Real Madrid
10 3MF Zvonimir Boban (captain) (1968-10-08)8 October 1968 (aged 29) 35   Milan
11 3MF Silvio Marić (1975-03-20)20 March 1975 (aged 23) 7   Croatia Zagreb
12 1GK Marjan Mrmić (1965-05-06)6 May 1965 (aged 33) 12   Beşiktaş
13 3MF Mario Stanić (1972-04-10)10 April 1972 (aged 26) 16   Parma
14 3MF Zvonimir Soldo (1967-11-02)2 November 1967 (aged 30) 26   VfB Stuttgart
15 2DF Igor Tudor (1978-04-16)16 April 1978 (aged 20) 5   Hajduk Split
16 4FW Ardian Kozniku (1967-10-27)27 October 1967 (aged 30) 7   Bastia
17 2DF Robert Jarni (1968-10-26)26 October 1968 (aged 29) 38   Real Betis
18 3MF Zoran Mamić (1971-09-30)30 September 1971 (aged 26) 6   VfL Bochum
19 4FW Goran Vlaović (1972-08-07)7 August 1972 (aged 25) 28   Valencia
20 2DF Dario Šimić (1975-11-12)12 November 1975 (aged 22) 17   Croatia Zagreb
21 3MF Krunoslav Jurčić (1969-11-26)26 November 1969 (aged 28) 9   Croatia Zagreb
22 1GK Vladimir Vasilj (1975-07-06)6 July 1975 (aged 22) 1   Hrvatski Dragovoljac

JamaicaEdit

Head coach:   Renê Simões

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Warren Barrett (captain) (1970-07-09)9 July 1970 (aged 27) 128   Violet Kickers
2 2DF Stephen Malcolm (1970-05-02)2 May 1970 (aged 28) 62   Seba United
3 3MF Chris Dawes (1974-05-31)31 May 1974 (aged 24) 20   Galaxy
4 2DF Linval Dixon (1971-09-14)14 September 1971 (aged 26) 104   Hazard
5 2DF Ian Goodison (1972-11-21)21 November 1972 (aged 25) 55   Olympic Gardens
6 3MF Fitzroy Simpson (1970-02-26)26 February 1970 (aged 28) 23   Portsmouth
7 3MF Peter Cargill (1964-03-02)2 March 1964 (aged 34) 76   Harbour View
8 4FW Marcus Gayle (1970-09-27)27 September 1970 (aged 27) 5   Wimbledon
9 4FW Andy Williams (1977-09-23)23 September 1977 (aged 20) 25   Columbus Crew
10 4FW Walter Boyd (1972-01-01)1 January 1972 (aged 26) 57   Arnett Gardens
11 3MF Theodore Whitmore (1972-08-05)5 August 1972 (aged 25) 76   Seba United
12 2DF Dean Sewell (1972-04-13)13 April 1972 (aged 26) 4   Constant Spring
13 1GK Aaron Lawrence (1970-08-11)11 August 1970 (aged 27) 17   Reno
14 1GK Donovan Ricketts (1977-06-07)7 June 1977 (aged 21) 0   Wadadah
15 2DF Ricardo Gardner (1978-09-25)25 September 1978 (aged 19) 34   Harbour View
16 3MF Robbie Earle (1965-01-27)27 January 1965 (aged 33) 8   Wimbledon
17 4FW Onandi Lowe (1973-12-02)2 December 1973 (aged 24) 30   Harbour View
18 4FW Deon Burton (1976-10-25)25 October 1976 (aged 21) 18   Derby County
19 2DF Frank Sinclair (1971-12-03)3 December 1971 (aged 26) 5   Chelsea
20 3MF Darryl Powell (1971-11-15)15 November 1971 (aged 26) 2   Derby County
21 2DF Durrant Brown (1964-07-08)8 July 1964 (aged 33) 125   Wadadah
22 4FW Paul Hall (1972-07-03)3 July 1972 (aged 25) 23   Portsmouth

JapanEdit

Head coach: Takeshi Okada

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Club
1 1GK Nobuyuki Kojima (1966-01-17)17 January 1966 (aged 32) 5   Bellmare Hiratsuka
2 2DF Akira Narahashi (1971-11-26)26 November 1971 (aged 26) 29   Kashima Antlers
3 2DF Naoki Soma (1971-07-19)19 July 1971 (aged 26) 50   Kashima Antlers
4 2DF Masami Ihara (captain) (1967-09-18)18 September 1967 (aged 30) 116   Yokohama Marinos
5 2DF Norio Omura (1969-09-06)6 September 1969 (aged 28) 31   Yokohama Marinos
6 3MF Motohiro Yamaguchi (1969-01-29)29 January 1969 (aged 29) 56   Yokohama Flügels
7 3MF Teruyoshi Ito (1974-08-31)31 August 1974 (aged 23) 2   Shimizu S-Pulse
8 3MF Hidetoshi Nakata (1977-01-22)22 January 1977 (aged 21) 21   Bellmare Hiratsuka
9 4FW Masashi Nakayama (1967-09-23)23 September 1967 (aged 30) 27   Júbilo Iwata
10 3MF Hiroshi Nanami (1972-11-28)28 November 1972 (aged 25) 44   Júbilo Iwata
11 3MF Shinji Ono (1979-09-27)27 September 1979 (aged 18) 2   Urawa Red Diamonds
12 4FW Wagner Lopes (1969-01-29)29 January 1969 (aged 29) 10   Bellmare Hiratsuka
13 3MF Toshihiro Hattori (1973-09-23)23 September 1973 (aged 24) 6   Júbilo Iwata
14 4FW Masayuki Okano (1972-07-25)25 July 1972 (aged 25) 25   Urawa Red Diamonds
15 3MF Hiroaki Morishima (1972-04-30)30 April 1972 (aged 26) 36   Cerezo Osaka
16 2DF Toshihide Saito (1973-04-20)20 April 1973 (aged 25) 14   Shimizu S-Pulse
17 2DF Yutaka Akita (1970-08-06)6 August 1970 (aged 27) 27   Kashima Antlers
18 4FW Shoji Jo (1975-06-17)17 June 1975 (aged 22) 24   Yokohama Marinos
19 2DF Eisuke Nakanishi (1973-06-23)23 June 1973 (aged 24) 7   JEF United Ichihara
20 1GK Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi (1975-08-15)15 August 1975 (aged 22) 27   Yokohama Marinos
21 1GK Seigo Narazaki (1976-04-15)15 April 1976 (aged 22) 2   Yokohama Flügels
22 3MF Takashi Hirano (1974-07-15)15 July 1974 (aged 23) 10   Nagoya Grampus Eight

Player representation by leagueEdit

Country Players Percent Outside national squad
Total 736
England 74 10.05% 52
Italy 70 9.51% 50
Spain 70 9.51% 48
Germany 53 7.2% 35
Japan 30 4.07% 8
France 29 3.94% 20
Mexico 26 3.53% 5
Netherlands 23 3.13% 13
Saudi Arabia 22 2.99% 0
USA 21 2.85% 5
Argentina 20 2.71% 14
Others 298 40.49%

The English, Spanish, Japanese and Saudi Arabian squads were made up entirely of players from the respective countries' domestic leagues. The Nigeria squad was made up entirely of players employed by foreign clubs. Only three teams, Japan, Mexico, and Saudi Arabia, had no players from European clubs.

Although Turkey and Portugal failed to qualify for the finals, their domestic leagues were represented by 18 and 9 players respectively: altogether, there were 38 national leagues who had players in the tournament.

ReferencesEdit