2002 FIFA World Cup

17th FIFA World Cup, held in South Korea and Japan

The 2002 FIFA World Cup was a football sporting event that was held in South Korea and Japan from May 31 to June 30, 2002. 32 teams took part from many countries. Brazil won the trophy after beating Germany in the final by a score of 2-0. 69,029 people were at the finals at International Stadium, Yokohama.

2002 FIFA World Cup
Tournament details
Host countriesSouth Korea
Japan
DatesMay 31 – June 30
Teams32 (from 5 confederations)
Venue(s)20 (in 20 host cities)
Final positions
ChampionsBrazil Brazil (5th title)
Runners-upGermany Germany
Third placeTurkey Turkey
Fourth placeSouth Korea South Korea
Tournament statistics
Matches played64
Goals scored145 (2.27 per match)
Top scorer(s)Brazil Ronaldo
(8 goals)
1998
2006
Map of competing countries and current standings

Participants

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Africa

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Europe

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North and Central America

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South America

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Group stage

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Group A

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Pos Team DEN SEN URU FRA P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Denmark - 1-1 2-1 2-0 3 2 1 0 5 2 7 Round 2
2 Senegal 1-1 - 3-3 1-0 3 1 2 0 5 4 5 Round 2
3 Uruguay 1-2 3-3 - 0-0 3 0 2 1 4 5 2
4 France 0-2 0-1 0-0 - 3 0 1 2 0 3 1

Group B

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Pos Team ESP PAR RSA SVN P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Spain - 3-1 3-2 3-1 3 3 0 0 9 4 9 Round 2
2 Paraguay 1-3 - 2-2 3-1 3 1 1 1 6 6 4 Round 2
3 South Africa 2-3 2-2 - 1-0 3 1 1 1 5 5 4
4 Slovenia 1-3 1-3 0-1 - 3 0 0 3 2 7 0

Group C

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Pos Team BRA TUR CRC CHN P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Brazil - 2-1 5-2 4-0 3 3 0 0 11 3 9 Round 2
2 Turkey 1-2 - 1-1 3-0 3 1 1 1 5 3 4 Round 2
3 Costa Rica 2-5 1-1 - 2-0 3 1 1 1 5 6 4
4 China PR 0-4 0-3 0-2 - 3 0 0 3 0 9 0

Group D

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Pos Team KOR USA POR POL P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 South Korea - 1-1 1-0 2-0 3 2 1 0 4 1 7 Round 2
2 United States 1-1 - 3-2 1-3 3 1 1 1 5 6 4 Round 2
3 Portugal 0-1 2-3 - 4-0 3 1 0 2 6 4 3
4 Poland 0-2 3-1 0-4 - 3 1 0 2 3 7 3

Group E

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Pos Team GER IRL CMR KSA P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Germany - 1-1 2-0 8-0 3 2 1 0 11 1 7 Round 2
2 Republic of Ireland 1-1 - 1-1 3-0 3 1 2 0 5 2 5 Round 2
3 Cameroon 0-2 1-1 - 1-0 3 1 1 1 2 3 4
4 Saudi Arabia 0-8 0-3 0-1 - 3 0 0 3 0 12 0

Group F

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Pos Team SWE ENG ARG NGA P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Sweden - 1-1 1-1 2-1 3 1 2 0 4 3 5 Round 2
2 England 1-1 - 1-0 0-0 3 1 2 0 2 1 5 Round 2
3 Argentina 1-1 0-1 - 1-0 3 1 1 1 2 2 4
4 Nigeria 1-2 0-0 0-1 - 3 0 1 2 1 3 1

Group G

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Pos Team MEX ITA CRO ECU P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Mexico - 1-1 1-0 2-1 3 2 1 0 4 2 7 Round 2
2 Italy 1-1 - 1-2 2-0 3 1 1 1 4 3 4 Round 2
3 Croatia 0-1 2-1 - 0-1 3 1 0 2 2 3 3
4 Ecuador 1-2 0-2 1-0 - 3 1 0 2 2 4 3

Group H

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Pos Team JPN BEL RUS TUN P W D L GF GA Pts Note
1 Japan - 2-2 1-0 2-0 3 2 1 0 5 2 7 Round 2
2 Belgium 2-2 - 3-2 1-1 3 1 2 0 6 5 5 Round 2
3 Russia 0-1 2-3 - 2-0 3 1 0 2 4 4 3
4 Tunisia 0-2 1-1 0-2 - 3 0 1 2 1 5 1

Knockout stage

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Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
15 June - Seogwipo            
   Germany  1
21 June - Ulsan
   Paraguay  0  
   Germany  1
17 June - Jeonju
     United States  0  
   Mexico  0
25 June - Seoul
   United States  2  
   Germany  1
16 June - Suwon
     South Korea  0  
   Spain (pen.)  1 (3)
22 June - Gwangju
   Republic of Ireland  1 (2)  
   Spain  0 (3)
18 June - Daejeon
     South Korea (pen.)  0 (5)  
   South Korea (aet)  2
30 June - Yokohama
   Italy  1  
   Germany  0
15 June - Niigata
     Brazil  2
   Denmark  0
21 June - Shizuoka
   England  3  
   England  1
17 June - Kobe
     Brazil  2  
   Brazil  2
26 June - Saitama
   Belgium  0  
   Brazil  1
16 June - Ōita
     Turkey  0   Third place
   Sweden  1
22 June - Osaka 29 June - Daegu
   Senegal (aet)  2  
   Senegal  0    South Korea  2
18 June - Miyagi
     Turkey (aet)  1      Turkey  3
   Japan  0
   Turkey  1  

Third place play-off

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South Korea  2-3  Turkey
Lee Eul-yong   9'
Song Chong-gug   90+3'
Hakan Ş.   1'
İlhan   13'32'
Germany  0-2  Brazil
Ronaldo   67'79'

Goalscorers

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3 goals

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2 goals

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1 goal

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References

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