Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Individual International Appearances, Part Six- Gabriel Omar Batistuta (Part 3)


Official International Appearance No. 53 / 34 Goals
Date: January 12, 1997
Competition: World Cup Qualifier-CONMEBOL
Venue: Montevideo- Estadio Centenario
Uruguay 0-Argentina 0
Notes:
1-Fifth match as Captain.

Official International Appearance No. 54 / 34 Goals
Date: November 16, 1997
Competition: World Cup Qualifier-CONMEBOL
Venue: Buenos Aires, Estadio Alberto J. Armando (La Bombonera)
Argentina 1-Colombia 1 (Fernando Caceres 69 / Carlos Valderrama 10)
Notes:
1-Batistuta’s return to the National Team after being overlooked for nearly a year.


Photo From: kicker_WM-Sonderheft_1998
(Sitting second from left, November 16, 1997, World Cup Qualifier, Argentina 1-Colombia 1)


Official International Appearance No. 55 / 35 Goals
Date: March 11, 1998
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Buenos Aires-Estadio de Vélez Sarsfield - José Amalfitani
Argentina 2-Bulgaria 0 (Gabriel Batistuta 34 , Claudio Lopez 86)
Notes:
1-Gabriel Batistuta scored his 35th International goal.
2-Batistuta became Argentina’s best goalsorer in the History of the National team by overtaking Diego Maradona’s 34 goals.
3-Batistuta was substituted in the 63rd minute by Marcelo Delgado.


Photo From: El Grafico Number 4093, 1998
(March 11, 1998, Argentina 2-Bulgaria 0)




Official International Appearance No. 56 / 35 Goals
Date: April 15, 1998
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Jerusalem, Teddy Kollek
Israel 2-Argentina 1 (Najwan Grayeb 62, Haim Revivo 81 / Diego Cagna 76)
Notes:
1-Sixth match as Captain.


Photo From: World Soccer, June  1998
(April 15, 1998, Israel 2-Argentina 1)


Official International Appearance No. 57 / 36 Goals
Date: April 22, 1998
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Dublin, Lansdowne Road
Republic of Ireland 0-Argentina 2 (Gabriel Batistuta 27, Ariel Ortega 40)
Notes:
1-Gabriel Batistuta scored his 36th International goal.
2-First win on European mainland (not including Israel in 1994).




Official International Appearance No. 58 / 36 Goals
Date: April 29, 1998
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Rio de Janeiro - Estádio do Maracanã- Estádio Mário Filho
Brazil 0-Argentina 1 (Claudio Lopez 84)

Photo From: El Grafico Number 4100, 1998
(April 29, 1998, Brazil 0-Argentina 1)


Official International Appearance No. 59 / 39 Goals
Date: May 14, 1998
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Cordoba – Estadio Olímpico Cordoba
Argentina 5-Bosnia and Herzegovina 0 (Gabriel Batistuta 5, 24, 79, Javier Zanetti 55, Ariel Ortega 60)
Notes:
1-Gabriel Batistuta scored his 37th , 38th and 39th International goals.
2-Second International Hat Trick (last vs. Greece in 1994 World Cup).
3-First hat trick on home soil.

Photo From: El Grafico Number 4102, 1998
(May 14, 1998, Argentina 5-Bosnia and Herzegovina 0)



Official International Appearance No. 60 / 40 Goals
Date: May 19, 1998
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Mendoza- Estadio Malvinas Argentinas
Argentina 1-Chile 0 (Gabriel Batistuta 47)
Notes:
1-Gabriel Batistuta scored his 40th International goal.


Official International Appearance No. 61 / 41 Goals
Date: May 25, 1998
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Buenos Aires -Antonio Vespuci Alberti (El Monumental)
Argentina 2-South Africa 0 (Gabriel Batistuta 50, Ariel Ortega 90)
Notes:
1-Gabriel Batistuta scored his 41st International goal.
2-Fourth match vs. an African Nation.


Official International Appearance No. 62 / 42 Goals
Date: June 14, 1998
Competition: FIFA World Cup-Group H
Venue: Toulouse, Stadium Municipal, France
Argentina 1-Japan 0 (Gabriel Batistuta 28)
Notes:
1-Gabriel Batistuta scored his 42nd International goal.
2-Second World Cup Finals and the second he scored in.
3-First match vs. an Asian Nation in the World Cup Finals.


Photo From: El Grafico Number 4106, 1998
(June 14, 1998, World Cup, Argentina 1-Japan 0)


Photo From: Onze-Mondial, Issue 157, February 2002
(Sitting in the middle, June 14, 1998, World Cup, Argentina 1-Japan 0)



Official International Appearance No. 63 / 45 Goals
Date: June 21, 1998
Competition: FIFA World Cup-Group H
Venue: Paris, Parc des Princes, France
Argentina 5-Jamaica 0 (Ariel Ortega 32, 55, Gabriel Batistuta 73, 79, 83 pen)
Notes:
1-Gabriel Batistuta scored his 43rd, 44th and 45th International goals.
2-His third Hat Trick.
3-First match vs. a North American Nation in the World Cup.
4-Second Hat Trick in the World Cup (since Greece in 1994 World Cup).
5-Second Hat Trick on neutral soil and the first on European soil.


Photo From: El Grafico Number 4107, 1998
(June 21, 1998, World Cup, Argentina 5-Jamaica 0)



Photo From: El Grafico, Libro De Seleccion-La Historia De Argentina En Los Mundiales-De Uruguay 30 A Corea-Japon 2002
(June 21, 1998, World Cup, Argentina 5-Jamaica 0)


Photo From: Calcio 2000, Issue 10, August 1998
(Scoring from the spot, June 21, 1998, World Cup, Argentina 5-Jamaica 0)




Official International Appearance No. 64 / 45 Goals
Date: June 26, 1998
Competition: FIFA World Cup-Group H
Venue: Bordeaux- Stade Lescure          , France
Argentina 1-Croatia 0 (Mauricio Hector Pineda 36)

Photo From: Calcio 2000, Issue 10, August 1998
(June 26, 1998, World Cup, Argentina 1-Croatia 0)



Official International Appearance No. 65 / 46 Goals
Date: June 30, 1998
Competition: FIFA World Cup-Second Round
Venue: Saint Etienne- Stade Geoffroy Guichard, France
Argentina 2-England 2 (Gabriel Batistuta 6 pen Javier Zanetti 45 / Alan Shearer 10 pen, Michael Owen 16) (penalty kick shoot-out 5-4)
Notes:
1-Gabriel Batistuta scored his 46th International goal.
2-Sixth goal on a penalty kick.
3-His fifth match ending in a penalty kick shoot-out and the fourth win.
4-Batistuta was substituted in the 68th minute by Hernan Crespo.



Photo From: El Grafico Number 4108, 1998
(June 30, 1998, World Cup, Argentina 2-England 2)



Photo From: Calcio 2000, Issue 10, August 1998
(June 30, 1998, World Cup, Argentina 2-England 2)



Photo From: World Soccer, February 1999
(June 30, 1998, World Cup, Argentina 2-England 2)


Official International Appearance No. 66 / 46 Goals
Date: July 4, 1998
Competition: FIFA World Cup-Quarterfinals
Venue: Marseille- Stade Velodrome, France
Holland 2-Argentina 1 (Patrick Kluivert 12, Dennis Bergkamp 89 / Claudio Lopez 18)
Notes:
1-Last match under Manager Daniel Passarella.


Photo From: Calcio 2000, Issue 10, August 1998
(July 4, 1998, World Cup, Holland 2-Argentina 1)


Official International Appearance No. 67 / 47 Goals
Date: March 31, 1999
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Amsterdam - Amsterdam ArenA
Holland 1-Argentina 1 (Edgar Davids 10 / Gabriel Batistuta 83)
Notes:
1-Gabriel Batistuta scored his 47th International goal.
2-First match under new Manager Marcelo Bielsa.


Official International Appearance No. 68 / 48 Goals
Date: October 13, 1999
Competition: Friendly
Venue: Córdoba, Estadio Olímpico de Córdoba      
Argentina 2-Colombia 1 (Gabriel Batistuta 7, Ariel Ortega 70 / Ivan Ramiro Cordoba 47 pen)
Notes:
1-Gabriel Batistuta scored his 48th International goal.


Official International Appearance No. 69 / 48 Goals
Date: February 23, 2000
Competition: Friendly
Venue: London - Wembley
England 0-Argentina 0 
Notes:
1- Batistuta was substituted in the 56th minute by Hernan Crespo.

Official International Appearance No. 70 / 49 Goals
Date: March 29, 2000
Competition: World Cup Qualifier-CONMEBOL
Venue: Buenos Aires -Antonio Vespuci Alberti (El Monumental)
Argentina 4-Chile 1 (Gabriel Batistuta 10, Juan Sebastian Veron 34, 71 pen, Claudio Lopez 88 / Rodrigo Tello 29)
Notes:
1-Gabriel Batistuta scored his 49th International goal.
2- Batistuta was substituted in the 89th minute by Hernan Crespo.
3-Third World Cup qualifying series.


Official International Appearance No. 71 / 49 Goals
Date: June 4, 2000
Competition: World Cup Qualifier-CONMEBOL
Venue: Buenos Aires -Antonio Vespuci Alberti (El Monumental)
Argentina 1-Bolivia 0 (Gustavo Lopez 83)

Official International Appearance No. 72 / 51 Goals
Date: June 29, 2000
Competition: World Cup Qualifier-CONMEBOL
Venue: Bogotá, Estadio Nemesio Camacho 'El Campín'
Colombia 1-Argentina 3 (Oviedo 26 / Gabriel Batistuta 23, 44, Hernan Crespo 75)
Notes:
1-Gabriel Batistuta scored his 50th and 51st International goals.
2- Batistuta was substituted in the 69th minute by Hernan Crespo.
3-Last match an goals as an AC Fiorentina (Italian Serie A) player.


Official International Appearance No. 73 / 52 Goals
Date: October 8, 2000
Competition: World Cup Qualifier-CONMEBOL
Venue: Buenos Aires -Antonio Vespuci Alberti (El Monumental)
Argentina 2-Uruguay 1 (Marcelo Gallardo 27, Gabriel Batistuta 41 / Federico Magallanes 49)
Notes:
1-Gabriel Batistuta scored his 52nd International goal.
2-First match and goal as an AS Roma (Italian Serie A) player.


Official International Appearance No. 74 / 53 Goals
Date: October 7, 2001
Competition: World Cup Qualifier-CONMEBOL
Venue: Asuncion –Estadio De los Defensores del Chaco
Paraguay 2-Argentina 2 (Jose Luis Chilavert 50 pen, Gustavo Morinigo 70 / Mauricio Pochettino 67, Gabriel Batistuta 73)
Notes:
1-Gabriel Batistuta scored his 53rd International goal.
2-First International match in a year.
3- Batistuta was substituted in the 90+3rd minute by Julio Cruz.


Photo From: World  Soccer, November 2001
(October 7, 2001, World Cup Qualifier, Paraguay 2-Argentina 2)




Un-Official International Appearance
Date: May 23, 2002
Competition: Unofficial Friendly
Venue: Naraha, J-Village Complex
Kashima Antlers (Japan) 1-Argentina 5 (Nozawa 41 /        
Mauricio Pochettino 4, Gabriel Batistuta 44, 55, 77, 78)
Notes:
1-Gabriel Batistuta scored four goals in an unofficial match vs. a club side.
2-he came on as substitute for Hernan Crespo.


Official International Appearance No. 75 / 54 Goals
Date: June 2, 2002
Competition: FIFA World Cup-Group F
Venue: Ibaraki (Japan), Kashima Stadium      
Argentina 1-Nigeria 0 (Gabriel Batistuta 63)
Notes:
1-Gabriel Batistuta scored his 54th International goal. It would be his last International goal.
2- Batistuta was substituted in the 81st minute by Hernan Crespo.
3-Third straight World Cup Finals.
4- Gabriel Batistuta scored goals in three straight World Cups.
5-Second World Cup finals match vs. Nigeria (previous in 1994).


Photo From: Onze-Mondial, Issue 162, July 2002
(June 2, 2002, World Cup, Argentina 1-Nigeria 0)



Photo From: World Soccer, July 2002
(June 2, 2002, World Cup, Argentina 1-Nigeria 0)



Photo From: (Magazine Source unknown) / Contribution From a blog viewer
(Sitting in the middle, June 2, 2002, World Cup, Argentina 1-Nigeria 0)




Official International Appearance No. 76 / 54 Goals
Date: June 7, 2002
Competition: FIFA World Cup-Group F
Venue: Sapporo (Japan), Sapporo Dome
England 1-Argentina 0 (David Beckham 44 pen)
Notes:
1- Batistuta was substituted in the 60th minute by Hernan Crespo.
2-Batistuta was booked in the 13th minute.


Photo From: (Magazine Source unknown) / Contribution From a blog viewer
(Sitting third from the left, June 7, 2002, World Cup, England 1-Argentina 0)


Official International Appearance No. 77 / 54 Goals
Date: June 12, 2002
Competition: FIFA World Cup-Group F
Venue: Miyagi (Japan), Miyagi Stadium      
Sweden 1-Argentina 1 (Anders Svensson 59 / Hernan Crespo 88)
Notes:
1-Batistuta was substituted in the 58th minute by Hernan Crespo.
2-Last ever match for Argentina. Last ever as an AS Roma player and the last under Manager marcelo Bielsa.
3-Last ever World Cup Finals match.
4-Batistuta earned 77 caps and scored a then record 54 goals. His goals record was broken on June 21, 2016 by Lionel Messi when he scored his 55th goals vs. USA (4-0) during the Copa America.
5- On November 8th, 2002, Gabriel Batistuta confirmed his international retirement.

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