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


Samba Kings reign again

The 2002 World Cup final between two of the game’s perennial powers was a showcase of contrasting styles and fortunes. Ronaldo’s two second-half goals completed his redemption and handed the brilliant Brazilians their fifth title, while the resilient Germans fell victim to an uncharacteristic mistake by goalkeeper Oliver Kahn in their failed quest for a fourth championship. Click the images below for highlights of the action.