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Sunday, May 3, 1998 Published at 12:00 GMT 13:00 UK

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Key Player - Jurgen Kohler

The 32-year-old full-back put international retirement on hold to take part in France.

After injury forced him out of the Euro 96 campaign, the Borussia Dortmund marker decided to play on.

His long career includes World Cup success in Italy in 1990. A year later he moved to Italian giants Juventus for 5m where he won a league title and a European Cup.

Previous clubs in Germany included Cologne and Bayern Munich.

He is approaching 100 caps and played nine times in the World Cup qualifiers.

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