2002 FIFA World Cup : Korea Japan ...
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. The two countries were chosen as hosts by FIFA in May 1996; it was the first World Cup to be hosted by two countries. 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.
Coloured, numbered series of 110 stickers. Anonymous backs given away with sweets. Issued to coincide with the 2002 World Cup Finals.
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England 2002 World Cup Series
Coloured series of 32 caricature portraits. Issued for the the World Cup Finals held in Japan and South Korea 2002. A set of 32 postcard-sized cards. The player on the front also appears on the back of one of the other cards in the series. The first named player is the main player on the card and the second named player also features on the back of the card.
E21 David James
E26 Michael Carrick
E27 Trevor Sinclair
THE GUARDIAN (Newspaper)
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Colured unnumberered series of 32 cards. issued in six sheets, the seventh sheet is the press-out box to hold the set of cards.
Press out box
World Cup 2002
JUEGO DEL 5 (Argentina)
Coloured set of 35 playing cards issued in Argentina for the 2002 World Cup.
Reverse states Juego Del 5.
Size: 88x59mm PRICE GUIDE: £1.50
M1. Paolo Di Canio
MERLIN Publishing Ltd
Coloured, Numbered series of 278 self-adhesive stickers. Special Album issued to accompany the series.
Sizes 85x61mm, 68x54mm and 61x47mm
8. David James
21. Michael Carrick
22. Joe Cole
69. David James
109. Joe Cole
38B. Jermain Defoe
214B. Rigobert Song
70. David James (Foil)
110. Joe Cole (Foil)
MERLIN Publishing Ltd
These Merlin Mini stickers were only available inside special packets of "Walker's Snacks" Numbered series of 32 stickers. Special Wallchart issued to accompany the series.
E4. David James
E17. Michael Carrick
E18. Joe Cole
E25. Trevor Sinclair
PANINI Publishing Ltd
FIFA World Cup 2002
Coloured numbered series of 250 cards. Including 150 players, trophy card, FIFA card, Japan National players, Mascots, Poster cards, Federation logos, Flag players and 3 checklists.
38. Rigobert Song
NAVERRATE / PAPER TOY Ltd (Mexico)
Mundial Korea Japan 2002
Coloured, numbered series of 532 stickers. Special album issued to accomapny the series
296. Rigobert Song
Campeonato Mundial Futbol 2002
Coloured numbered series of 528 stickers, plain backs. Issued in Venezuela
Size: 54mm x 78mm
R-311 Rigobert Song
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World Cup Playing Cards 2002
Coloured series of 52 playing cards. Issued in Holland and featuring star players for the 2002 World Cup Finals.
World Cup 2002 Collection
Coloured, unnumbered series of 44 postcard size cards. Issued in see-through cellophane wrappers wityh inset card.
Special album issued to accompany the series.
Wrapper inset card
Date: 31 May 2002 to 30 June 2002
Final: 30 June 2002
Goals Scored: 161 (average 2.5 per match)
Attendance: 2,705,197 (average 42,268)
Fourth: Korea Republic
adidas Golden Ball: Oliver KAHN (Germany)
adidas Golden Shoe: RONALDO (Brazil)
Yashin Award for the Best Goalkeeper: Oliver KAHN (Germany)
FIFA Fair Play award: Belgium
FIFA Award for the Most Entertaining Team: Korea Republic