World Cup: First Foreign Based Player

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Can you name the first footballer to make their world cup debut for these nations while playing abroad?

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YugoslaviaFrench based: 12:45 14th July 1930
BrazilUruguayan based: 16:30 27th May 1934
CzechoslovakiaFrench based: 16:30 27th May 1934
SwitzerlandFrench based: 17:00 4th June 1938
HungaryFrench based: 17:00 5th June 1938
ChileEnglish based: 15:00 25th June 1950
ScotlandEnglish based: 18:00 16th June 1954
SwedenItalian based: 14:00 8th June 1958
FranceSpanish based: 19:00 8th June 1958
Northern IrelandEnglish & Scottish based: 19:00 8th June 1958
WalesEnglish & Italian based: 19:00 8th June 1958
EnglandItalian based: 15:00 31st May 1962
GermanyItalian based: 15:00 31st May 1962
SpainItalian based: 15:00 31st May 1962
NetherlandsBelgian & Spanish based: 16:00 15th June 1974
UruguayArgentine, Brazilian & Spanish based: 16:00 15th June 1974
ArgentinaBrazilian, French & Spanish based: 18:00 15th June 1974
HaitiFrench & Trinidadian based: 18:00 15th June 1974
PolandBelgian based: 15:00 1st June 1978
TunisiaSaudi based: 16:45 2nd June 1978
AustriaDutch & German based: 13:45 3rd June 1978
PeruMexican based: 16:45 3rd June 1978
CameroonFrench based: 17:15 15th June 1982
El SalvadorGerman & Spanish based: 21:00 15th June 1982
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New ZealandAustralian based: 21:00 15th June 1982
AlgeriaBelgian & French based: 17:15 16th June 1982
HondurasFrench & Spanish based: 21:00 16th June 1982
BelgiumEnglish based: 22:00 19th June 1982
BulgariaFrench based: 13;29 31st May 1986
CanadaAmerican, Belgian, Mexican & Swiss based: 16:00 1st June 1986
South KoreaGerman based: 12:00 2nd June 1986
MoroccoFrench & Swiss based: 16:00 2nd June 1986
MexicoSpanish based: 12:00 3rd June 1986
ParaguayBrazilian, Colombian & Mexican based: 12:00 4th June 1986
DenmarkBelgian, Dutch, English, Italian, German & Swiss based: 16:00 4th June 1986
ColombiaFrench & Swiss based: 17:00 9th June 1990
USSRFrench, German, Italian & Spanish based: 17:00 9th June 1990
USADutch & German based: 17:00 10th June 1990
IrelandEnglish, Scottish & Spanish based: 21:00 11th June 1990
EgyptPortuguese based: 21:00 12th June 1990
BoliviaPortuguese based: 15:00 17th June 1994
RomaniaBelgian, Dutch, Italian & Spanish based: 19:30 18th June 1994
NorwayEnglish & German based: 16:00 19th June 1994
RussiaEnglish, German, Portuguese & Spanish based: 16:00 20th June 1994
NigeriaBelgian, Dutch, Egyptian,.French, Portuguese & Turkish based: 19:30 21st June 1994
ItalyEnglish & Spanish based: 17:30 11th June 1998
South AfricaAustrian, Dutch, English, French, Italian, Spanish, Swiss & Turkish based: 21:00 12th June 1998
IranGerman based: 17:30 14th June 1998
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Serbia & MontenegroEnglish, Italian, Japanese & Spanish based: 17:30 14th June 1998
CroatiaEnglish, German, Italian & Spanish based: 21:00 14th June 1998
JamaicaEnglish based: 21:00 14th June 1998
SenegalFrench based: 20:30 31st May 2002
SloveniaAustrian, English, German, Israeli, Japanese & Portuguese based: 20:30 2nd June 2002
TurkeyEnglish, German & Italian based: 18:00 3rd June 2002
EcuadorEnglish, Mexican & Scottish based: 20:30 3rd June 2002
ChinaEnglish, German & Scottish based: 15:30 4th June 2002
Costa RicaEnglish & Greek based: 15:30 4th June 2002
JapanDutch, English & Italian based: 18:00 4th June 2001
PortugalFrench, Italian & Spanish based: 18:00 5th June 2002
Trinidad & TobagoAmerican, Australian, English, Scottish & Welsh based: 18:00 10th June 2006
Côte d'IvoireEnglish, French, Greek & Tunisian based: 21:00 10th June 2006
AngolaKuwaiti, Portuguese & Qatari based: 21:00 11th June 2006
AustraliaDutch, English, Italian & Swiss based: 15:00 12th June 2006
Czech RepublicEnglish, Dutch, French, German & Italian based: 18:00 12th June 2006
GhanaDutch, English, French, German, Italian, Israeli & Turkish based: 21:00 12th June 2006
TogoBelgian, Cypriot, English, French, Italian, Spanish & Swiss based: 15:00 13th June 2006
UkraineGerman, Italian & Russian based: 15:00 14th June 2006
SlovakiaEnglish, German, Greek, Italian, Russian & Turkish: 13:30 15th June 2010
North KoreaJapanese & Russia based: 20:30 15th June 2010
SerbiaBelgian, English, Dutch, Italian, Russian & Spanish based:
GreeceGerman, Italian & Scottish based: 13:30 12th June 2010

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