Quiz! Can you name the Brazil line-up from the 1998 World Cup match against Netherlands?

Ronaldo and the Netherlands' goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar during the 1998 FIFA World Cup semi-finals, Brazil vs Netherlands.
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Three minutes on the clock, 13 players to guess.

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The 1998 Brazil team is one of the finest ever – certainly one of the most thrilling, having given fans some of the greatest memories ever. And yet, it sits between two others as the odd one out.

The Selecao lifted the World Cup in 1994 in Pasadena, USA, with the likes of Romario up front. Eight years later in 2002, they would win their fifth title aided by the likes of Ronaldinho in Yokohama, Japan. But 1998?

The Brazilians came so near yet so far, losing the Stade De France final 3-0 to the hosts. What a tournament they had, though: they set France alight (and not just with the iconic airport Nike ad), inspiring a new generation with their samba moves and electric football. 

In the semi-final, they would break Dutch hearts, beating the Netherlands on penalties to reach the second of third successive World Cup finals. Our question to you this morning… how many of that iconic Brazil side from '98 can you remember?

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Mark White
Staff Writer

Mark White has been a staff writer on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, writing pieces for both online and the magazine. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also been to the FA Cup and League Cup finals for FFT and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He once saw Tyrone Mings at a petrol station in Bournemouth but felt far too short to ask for a photo.