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2002 FIFA World Cup

2002 FIFA World Cup official logo
Tournament details
NameFIFA World Cup
Host countriesSouth Korea
Dates31 May � 30 June
Final positions
ChampionsBrazil (5 title)
Third placeTurkey
Fourth placeSouth Korea
Tournament statistics
Matches played64
Goals scored161
Top scorerBR Ronaldo (8 goals)
Best playerDE Oliver Kahn
Timeline season

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:For the official video game of the 2002 FIFA World Cup, see 2002 FIFA World Cup (video game).

The 2002 FIFA World Cup was the 17th staging of the FIFA World Cup, held in South Korea and Japan from 31 May to 30 June. It was also the first World Cup held in Asia, and the last in which the golden goal rule was implemented. Brazil won the tournament for a record fifth time, beating Germany 2 � 0 in the final. Turkey beat South Korea 3 � 2 in the third place match.

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