2002 World Cup Logo
The 2002 FIFA World Cup was the 17th staging of the FIFA World Cup, held in Republic of 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 Korea Republic 3–2 in the third place match.