1998 FIFA World Cup France™

1998 FIFA World Cup France™

10 June - 12 July

1998 FIFA World Cup™

Issa’s own goal is 1600th goal in the history of the World Cup finals

Pierre Issa’s own goal in today’s match against France was the 1600th goal in the history of the World Cup finals. The South African defender scored in the 87th minute with France ultimately winning the game 3-0. Among the scorers of historical goals there are illustrious names such as Schiavio (ITA, 100th in 1934), Müller (FRG, 800th in 1970), Papin (FRA, 1200th in 1986) and Lineker (1300th also in 1986).