FIFA World Cup 2002 Japan

The last two rounds let our ranking go through quite a lot turbulences: beside Alkuin and Stefan, who kept their leading positions without any problems, Reto H. played a wild finish and passed Claudia in the struggle for the third place. Thanks to everyone for the participation!

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.