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Overview of all Player Replacements

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Overview of all Player Replacements

FIFA Berlin, 18 June 2006 –

Further to official information regarding player replacements up to 24 hours before the first match of the relevant association, FIFA can now confirm that a total of 19 players were withdrawn from their national team and replaced by alternative players at the 2006 FIFA World Cup™:

The following associations made no player replacements:

Angola

Argentina

Australia

Costa Rica

Côte d'Ivoire

Croatia

Ecuador

England

Germany

Ghana

Italy

Japan

Korea Republic

Mexico

Netherlands

Sweden

FIFA Communications Division

Berlin, 18 June 2006