Who scored the most goals in the 2002 World Cup?

FIFA World Cup top goalscorers

  • Miroslav Klose celebrating his record-breaking 16th World Cup goal.
  • Ronaldo ranks second among players with the most goals, scoring 15, including two in the 2002 FIFA World Cup Final.
  • Lothar Matthäus scored 6 goals in his record 25 matches at the World Cup.

Which country scored no goals in the 2002 World Cup?

France went out of the Cup without scoring a goal, recording the worst World Cup performance by World Cup holders other than Uruguay in 1934, who refused to defend their title.

How many goals did Ronaldo score in the 2002 World Cup?

eight goals
Dismissing concerns that his career was over, Ronaldo returned to competitive play in 2001. At the 2002 World Cup he scored eight goals to earn the Golden Shoe award as the tournament’s top scorer and helped Brazil win its fifth World Cup championship.

Who won the Golden Ball in 2002 World Cup?

Oliver KAHN
World Cup Best Players (Golden Ball)

Year Golden Ball Winner Country
2010 Diego Forlán Uruguay
2006 Zinedine ZIDANE France
2002 Oliver KAHN Germany
1998 RONALDO Brazil

Who scored the first goal of the 2002 World Cup?

This Papa Bouba Diop goal vs France (VIDEO BELOW) saw the Senegalese international score the opening goal of the 2002 World Cup. Diop scored this goal v France in the 30th minute of the game.

Who won the 2002 World Cup?

Brazil national football team
2002 FIFA World Cup/Champion

Who is the highest goal scorer in World Cup?

Miroslav Klose
Overall top goalscorers

Rank Player Goals scored
1 Miroslav Klose 16
2 Ronaldo 15
3 Gerd Müller 14
4 Just Fontaine 13

Who is the best scorer in World?

Cristiano Ronaldo
Footballers with 500 or more goals

Rank Player Total
1 Cristiano Ronaldo 785
2 Pelé* 765
3 Romário 753
4 Lionel Messi* 748

Who is the highest goal scorer in England 2020?

Harry Kane
Premier League 2020-21 Top Scorers

Pos Player Goals
1 Harry Kane 23
2 Mohamed Salah 22
3 Bruno Fernandes 18
=4 Son Heung-min 17

What was the name of the Soccer World Cup in 2002?

“2002 World Cup” redirects here. For other uses, see 2002 World Cup (disambiguation). The 2002 FIFA World Cup was the 17th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial world championship for men’s national football teams organized by FIFA.

Which is the last World Cup to use the golden goal rule?

The 2002 World Cup was also the last one to use the golden goal rule. South Korea and Japan were selected as hosts by FIFA on 31 May 1996. Initially, South Korea, Japan and Mexico presented three rival bids. South Korea’s entry into the race was seen by some as a response to the bid of political and sporting rival Japan.

Who was the first team from outside Europe to reach the semi finals of the World Cup?

South Korea controversially managed to reach the semi-finals, beating Portugal, Italy and Spain en route, thus becoming the first and only team from outside Europe and the Americas to reach the last four of a World Cup.

When was the last time four nations qualified for the World Cup?

Four nations qualified for the finals for the first time: China, Ecuador, Senegal and Slovenia. As of 2018, this was the last time the Republic of Ireland, Turkey and China qualified for a FIFA World Cup finals, as well as the last time Australia and Switzerland failed to qualify.