World Cup moments: Blanc's golden goal

BBC Sport counts down 100 of the greatest World Cup moments, as the 2014 tournament in Brazil draws nearer.

Today looks back to the 1998 World Cup second-round match between France and Paraguay, when French defender Laurent Blanc made history by scoring the first ever World Cup golden goal to send the hosts through to the quarter-finals.

The golden goal rule - where the first goal scored in extra-time would end the match - was introduced by Fifa to make extra-time periods more exciting, but it was scrapped after the 2002 World Cup.

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