1998 FIFA World Cup Football -Stamps of France

1998 FIFA World Cup Football -Stamps of France

The 1998 FIFA World Cup Football was 16th FIFA World Cup . It was held in France from 10 Jun 1998 to 12 Jul 1998. France hosted it for the second time after 1938. Thirty Two (32) teams participated and France defeated Brazil 3-0 in the final at Stade de France in Saint Denis to lift the trophy. Croatia defeated The Netherlands to clinch the third place.

Croatia , Japan ,Jamaica and South Africa made their first appearances in World Cup finals.

France issued a round shaped stamp on 28 Feb 1998 to commemorate this event.

WC 98 FRANCE ODD SHAPED ONE STAMP
1998 FIFA WORLD CUP FOOTBALL -ROUND SHAPED STAMPS -FRANCE 1998