's complete coverage of the FIFA World Cup 2002 World Cup


The one that got away

The surprising U.S. national team went up against a pedigreed soccer power in Germany in the World Cup quarterfinals and played well enough in a 1-0 loss to leave South Korea both proud and frustrated. The German defense looked mortal, requiring a superhuman effort from keeper Oliver Kahn to preserve the win. Click on the images below for highlights of the game from Sports Illustrated photographer Simon Bruty.